Burton Funeral Home: Obituaries

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Cecil Helms Williams
(April 30, 1915 - August 25, 2012)

Cecil Helms Williams, 97, of Cleveland and formerly of Indianola died Saturday, August 25, 2012 at North Sunflower Medical Center in Ruleville. Visitation will be Monday, August 27, 2012 from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm at Burton Funeral Home in Indianola. Funeral services will be at 10:00 am Tuesday, August 28, 2012 at Burton Funeral Home with burial to follow in Lehrton Cemetery in Ruleville. Burton Funeral Home of Indianola is in charge of arrangements. Ms. Williams was a member of First Baptist Church of Cleveland. Ms. Williams was preceded in death by her husband, Casey O'Neal Williams and a daughter, Helen Louise Burton. She is survived by four daughters, Elizabeth A. Kendrick of Cleveland, Catherine Kent of Cleveland and formerly of Ruleville; Nell Williams of Mountain Home, AR; and Sue Kimbrell of Carrollton and formerly of Indianola; brother, James Helms of Mathiston; sister, Theda Fleming of Drew; fourteen grandchildren; twenty-five great grandchildren; and 16 great-great grandchildren. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, 101 N. Bolivar, Cleveland, MS 38732 or Morrison Chapel Baptist Church Building Fund, 2538 Crosby Road, Merigold, MS 38759. An online guestbook may be signed at www.burtonfuneralhome.net