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Betty Williams

Betty Williams, age 76, of Mena, passed away Sunday, November 29, 2015 in Mena.

Betty was born in Sulphur Springs, Arkansas on February 8, 1939 to the late Gilbert Beam and the late Maggie Beam. She was married to the late Ray Williams and was a loving homemaker. Betty was a CNA nurse by profession. She was a very hard worker and enjoyed helping others.  She liked to listen to gospel music and singing. Betty enjoyed making crafts with family and friends. She also loved dancing and cooking.  Betty enjoyed traveling to see and visit family and friends and seeing the sights of this beautiful world. She was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and friend to all who knew her.

She is survived by daughters, Linda Wilhite and husband Rodney of Mena, Arkansas, Brenda Thomas and husband Theo of Black Fork, Arkansas; son, Joe Dale Tucker and wife Raquel of Mena, Arkansas; grandchildren, Steven Pate, Cameron Wilcox, Stacy Wilcox, Amber Baker, and Christopher Thomas; step-grandchildren, David and Ricky James; six great-grandchildren and six step great-grandchildren; sisters, Bobbie Tyner of Florida and Ramona Mayfield of Florida.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Ray Williams, and infant son, Alton Ray.

Graveside service will be Wednesday, December 2, 2015, 2:00 p.m. at Sulphur Springs Cemetery in Sulphur Springs, Arkansas under the direction of the Beasley Wood Funeral Home of Mena.

Family and friends visitation will be Tuesday, December 1, 2015 5:00-7:00 p.m. at Beasley Wood Funeral Home of Mena.

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