SEARCY, Ark. -- Dorothy Lee Lambert Williams, 79, died Saturday, Feb. 25, 2012, at UAMS Medical Center in Little Rock.
Born Feb. 13, 1933, in Sikeston, Mo., to the late Reno and Flora Mae Lambert, she graduated from Blodgett High School. She was a beautician for many years. She attended Louisiana State University in Alexandria. Her greatest role was being a wife, mother and grandmother. Her favorite hobbies included gardening, reading and traveling. She attended the College Church of Christ in Searcy.
She was married to Wendell Williams on July 26, 1953, in Sikeston. He resides in Searcy.
Preceding her in death were her brother, Gary Lambert, brother-in-law, Pete Morphis, and sister-in-law, Kimiko Williams.
She is survived by: two daughters and sons-in-law, Beverly and Ron Marble of Oklahoma and Linda and Paul Benjamin of Louisiana; one son and daughter-in-law, Joe and Michelle Williams of Louisiana; three sisters and a brother-in-law, Christine Miller of Sikeston, Jean and Dave Sitzes of Poplar Bluff, Mo., and Helen Morphis of Horseshoe Bend, Ark.; four brothers and sisters-in-law, Bill and Marylyn Lambert of Marquand, Mo., Kenny and Betty Lambert of Hemphill, Texas, Danny and Joyce Lambert of Sikeston and Dennis and Jane Lambert of Benton, Mo.; 13 grandchildren, Jason and wife Stephanie Marble, Justin and wife Katy Marble, Mallory and husband Seth Crews, John Marble, Jody Marble, Patrick Marble, Brock Marble, Betsy and husband Willie Mayes, Jenny and husband Robert Shelton, Abbey Williams, Joey Williams, Lindsay Benjamin and Chris Benjamin; seven great-grandchildren; two very dear brother-in-laws, Ronnie and wife Betty Williams and Larry and wife Shirley Williams; one special and loved daughter-in-law, Lynne Lacefield Williams; and numerous other nieces, nephews, other relatives and many dear and beloved friends.
Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 28 at the Nunnelee Funeral Chapel where services are scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Wednesday with Pat Hogan, minister at Shady Acres Church of Christ, officiating. Assisting will be her grandson, John Marble.
Burial will be at Blodgett Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be her grandsons: Jason Marble, Justin Marble, John Marble, Chris Benjamin, Joey Williams, Jody Marble, Patrick Marble, and Brock Marble.
Honorary pallbearers will be Bill Littleton and John Scarbrough.
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