Kathryn "Katie" Williams

Thursday, September 26, 2013

Kathryn "Katie" M. (McPherson) Williams, 59, of Rector, went to be with the Lord Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013, at NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital in Jonesboro.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Dr. Albert Z. and Eleanor McPherson.

Survivors are her husband, Johnny Williams of Rector; brothers, Jim (Nadine) McPherson of Tampa, Fla., Johnny McPherson of San Diego, Calif., Tom (Pam) McPherson of Cincinnati, Ohio; stepmother, Mae Belle McPherson of Tampa, Fla; sisters-in-law, Dortha Webb of Rector, Margarette Belote of Alta Lome, Calif. and Earline Ward of Cherokee Village; brother-in-law, Gene (Faye) Williams of Kennett and many nieces and nephews.

Katie was a homemaker and former owner of Oakwood Bed and Breakfast and Palmer Gift Shop in Hardy. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Rector, the Daughters of the American Revolution and the Strawberry Chapter of First Families of Mississippi.

Funeral services were held Sunday, Sept. 22, at First Baptist Church, Rector, with Ron Sanders and Ardell Polk officiating. Burial followed in Woodland Heights Cemetery under the direction of Mitchell Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to Rector First Baptist Church Flower Fund or to the Rector Community Museum.

Online guestbook: www.mitchellfuneralhomes.com