Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, May 17, 2014, at Bethel AME Church in Mound Bayou with Rev. Tony Anderson officiating. Burial will follow at Azion Cemetery in Mound Bayou, under the direction of Byas Funeral Home in Shelby.
Visitation will be Friday, May 16, 2014, from 5–7 p.m. at Broad Street High School in Shelby. Family hour will be from 3-4 p.m. Friday at the funeral home chapel.
He is survived by wife, Lottie H. Williams; sons, Danny C. Williams Sr. and Thomas G. Williams, both of Tulsa, Okla., and Kelvin Williams of Plano, Texas; daughters, Joyce Pettis of Memphis, Tenn., Vanessa Williams of Grand Prairie, Texas, Yvette Benson of Greenville and Danette Williams of Tulsa, Okla.; brothers, Mitchell Williams and Willie White, both of Las Vegas; sister, Dorothy Banks; 15 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Broad Street High School Library.