Monday, May 18, 2015

Danny Carlton Williams, Sr.

Danny Carlton Williams, Sr., 68, passed away on Sunday, May 17, 2015, at his residence in McCool, Mississippi. Visitation will be Tuesday, May 19, 2015, from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home in Louisville, Mississippi. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, May 20, 2015, at Doty Springs Baptist Church, in McCool, Mississippi, with Rev. Daniel Fortenberry officiating. Interment will follow in the Rural Hill United Methodist Church Cemetery.

Mr. Williams was born on December 23, 1946, to Samuel “S. C.” Carlton and Geneva Emodean Dodd Williams. He was a member of Doty Springs Baptist Church; and he retired after 32 years from Weyerhaeuser Company where he worked as a boiler operator.

Mr. Williams is survived by his wife of 47 years, Sharron Anderson Williams; his daughter, Sherri Williams Cantey, of Collinsville, Mississippi; two sons, Danny Carlton Williams, Jr. and wife, Ryleigh; and Anthony Williams and wife, Amber, both of Meridian, Mississippi. He is also survived by ten grandchildren: Lauren, Jamie, and Zachary Cantey; Nicholas Williams, Cooper Gordon, Jessica Duvall; and Tristan, Tyler, Trey, and Alyssa Williams. Also left to mourn Danny’s passing are two special ladies that he loved as his sisters, Patricia Slawson and Faye Horton; as well as, Derick Burchfield, whom he loved like a son. He was preceded in death by his parents; and his special uncle, Josh Williams.

Serving as pallbearers will be Bob Burchfield, Bull Burchfield, Jimmy Horton, Byron Nowell, Randy Phillips, Ronnie Phillips, Marcus Ray, and Jason Rogers.

Services are under the direction of Nowell-Massey Funeral Home, 724 North Columbus Avenue, Louisville, MS. Memories and condolences may be shared with the family by signing the guest register at