Deacon Melvin Williams


Deacon Melvin Williams, of Greenwood, Florida, transitioned from life temporal to life eternal on Wednesday, October 28, 2020.

He was a member of New Hope Missionary Baptist Church in Greenwood, Florida.

A graveside service will be held on Sunday, November 1, 2020, at 1:00 P.M. at New Hope Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery located at 3996 Wintergreen Road Greenwood, Florida 32443, with Pastor L. V. Farmer, officiating.

A viewing will be held on Saturday, October 31, 2020, from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM at Vann Funeral Home.

Due to COVID-19 pandemic, all state and local guidelines for social distancing will be practiced for the safety of the public and especially the bereaved family.

Vann Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

He leaves to celebrate a lifetime of lasting memories and love, a devoted family:
Wife of 46 years: Barbara Holmes Williams of Greenwood, Florida
2 Daughters: JoLinda (Jay) Williams-Johnson of Orlando, Florida and MarQuita Williams (Terrick) Buckholtz of Jacksonville, Florida
Daughter-In-Law: Lacrecia Jones-Williams of Cottonwood, Alabama
3 Sisters: Geneva (Rev. Leroy) Williams and Flora Bell both of Orlando, Florida and Rooselta Miller of Marianna, Florida
4 Brother: Horace (Ammie) Williams of Marianna, Florida; Roosevelt (Theresa) Williams Jr., James (Patricia) Williams and Calvin Williams all of Greenwood, Florida
Father-In-Law: Horace Holmes Jr. of Grand Ridge, Florida
A host of amazing grandchildren, cousins, other relatives and many sorrowful friends.



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