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Mattie Biddle Williams, 71, died Friday, October 25, 2019, at home in Magnolia. Mattie was the daughter of the late John Biddle and Emma Lee Clayton. She married the late Melvin Williams.

Mattie had a beautiful, welcoming spirit that blessed all she welcomed into her beloved Free Union M.B.C. where she served faithfully and joyfully as an usher. She will be sorely missed.

She is survived by her son, Frank Williams (Glenda); daughters, Puretha Williams (Terry) and Phyllis Williams; 12 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; mother Emma Clayton Williams; three brothers, Randy Williams, Dwayne Williams, Donald Williams; and five sisters, Liza Beasley, Letha Hill, Helen Price, Mindy Williams, and Cindy Williams.

Calling hours/visitation will be held on Friday, November 1, 2019, from noon to 4 p.m. at the funeral home.

Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, November 02, 2019 at Free Union Missionary Baptist Church, 2015 S Washington St., Magnolia with Pastor Billy Williams officiating.

Burial will follow at Pine Hill Cemetery, Emerson, under the direction of Henderson Funeral Service. Online guestbook available at

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