SISTER OSSIE B WILLIAMS WAS BORN AUGUST 28, 1929 IN STRONG, AR TO THE LATE RUBY WARD FURLOUGH AND A.D FURLOUGH. SHE DEPARTED THIS LIFE ON FRIDAY MARCH 27, 2020 AT THE MEDICAL CENTER OF SOUTH ARKANSAS IN ELDORADO, ARKANSAS
SHE ACCEPTED CHRIST AND WAS BAPTIZED AT A VERY EARLY AGE. SHE UNITED WITH SHILOH BAPTIST CHURCH IN STRONG, ARKANSAS. SISTER OSSIE WAS EMPLOYED AT CON-AGRA IN ELDORADO, AR FOR 28 YEARS UNTIL FAITHFULLY RETIRING. SHE WAS A LOVING MOTHER, SISTER, AUNT, GRAND MOTHER AND FRIEND TO MANY. SHE WAS WELL- KNOWN FOR COOKING AND HER GENEROUS HOSPITALITY. SHE ENJOYED COOKING, SEWING, TALKING TO FAMILY, AND FRIENDS. SHE ALSO ENJOYED SPENDING TIME WITH HER GRAND KIDS AND GREAT GRAND KIDS.
SHE WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY HER PARENTS, ONE SON: ROBERT EARL WILLIAMS, HER SISTER: RUBY MAE DANIELS, HER BROTHER: SONNY FURLOUGH, GRAND SON SEAN RAPHAEL WILLIAMS, GRAND DAUGHTER JURDISHA CHERELL BETTERS, AND NEPHEW JEFFERY DAUGHTRY.
SHE LEAVES HER CHERISHED MEMORIES: TWO DAUGHTERS EARLEAN ROBINSON (FREDDIE) AND CHERI NEWTON OF STRON, AR;. FOUR SONS: RAY CHARLES THOMPSON (LINDA) OF EL DORADO, AR, KEITH GREER, TERRY NEWTON, GERALD NEWTON ALL OF STRONG, AR, AND 10 GRAND AND MANY GREAT GRAND KIDS. ALSO, TWO SPECIAL SISTERS MANDY ABSON AND LOU ELLA BENTON OF BOTH OF STRONG, AR.
Private graveside service will be held at 11:00 P.M. on Friday, April 3, 2020, at the Mount Zion Cemetery in Urbana, AR
Visitation will be held from 11 until 7 on Thursday, April 2, 2020 at the chapel under the direction of Mitchell Memorial Funeral Service of Crossett, AR.
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