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MYKEL WILLIAMS

March 28, 1984 - July 1, 2021

Burial Date: July 10, 2021

Visitation will be held Friday, July 9, 2021 at Jackson - Highley Funeral Home Chapel, West Helena, Arkansas from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Funeral Service will be held Saturday, July 10, 2021 at Springlake Missionary Baptist Church, Lexa Arkansas at 11:00 a.m. Interment will follow immediately at Israel Chapel Cemetery, Marvell Arkansas. We will follow CDC guidelines:  mask, hand sanitizer, temperature checks, and the social distance standard of 6ft apart. Mr. Williams' service may be viewed live through ZOOM. Here are the ZOOM instructions: Topic: Funeral Services for Mr. Mykel Williams - Spring Lake Missionary Baptist Church - Lexa, Arkansas Time: Jul 10, 2021 11:00 AM Central Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/93074431023?pwd=RDN2RldVVFAzYm9Cb2hESmxzSll1UT09 Meeting ID: 930 7443 1023 Passcode: 904242

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Mykel James Williams was born March 28, 1984, in Marvell, Arkansas to Carla Martin and Kalvin Spears. He gained his wings July 1, 2021, in the comforts of his home.

Affectionately known as “Stuffy,” he confessed his faith in Christ at an early age. He was a member of Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church, Turner Arkansas under the leadership of Reverend W.R. Parks.

Stuffy attended Marvell Junior High School, Marvell Arkansas and completed his formal education in the Helena – West Helena School District, Helena Arkansas. He was a proud graduating member of Central High School Class of 2002. He went on to receive a degree from Phillips County Community College annex of University of Arkansas, Helena Arkansas with an Associates of Computer Information Services.

Stuffy later was employed at Isle of Capri, Lula Mississippi as a Security Guard. He also was employed with Soybean Farms, Incorporated until his health began to decline in 2018.

Stuffy was a lovable, fun person who was an inspiration. He had a special passion for children that others often admired. He was praised for generating such love, time, and consideration for the little ones. He enjoyed listening to music of all genres and playing dominos.

Stuffy was a “Father” to Mykelah Semaj Williams. Often referred to as “Fatt,” she was the love of her dad’s life.

Stuffy is preceded in death by his grandparents; James and Ella Mae Williams.

Stuffy leaves to cherish his memory his mother; Carla (Claveland) Martin of Lexa AR, one brother; Reginald (Aleshia) Williams of Jonesboro AR, one sister; Shasta (Demario, Sr.) Smith of Southaven MS, two special aunts; Monica Williams – Jones of Little Rock AR, Myra Williams of Lexa AR, nine nephews; Chase, Khingston, Legend, Jack, Kevin, Draylen, Demauriyun, Jayden, Demario, Jr., eight nieces; Paris, Julia, Sasha, Payton, Zaria, Consuela, Eylse, a special cousin more like a brother; Roy Lee Jones, III, three special Godchildren; Nakyla Hill, Paris Booker, Aayden Norton, special friend; Shatara Toney of Horn Lake MS and a host of cousins and friends.