Takia Yvette Williams, 23, of Arkadelphia, died Friday, March 12, 2010, in Arkadelphia.   

She was born May 14, 1986, in Hope, to Al and Lois Ann Welch Williams.  

She was a 2004 graduate of Gurdon High School and graduated from the University of Central Arkansas, Conway, in 2009.  

She was a member of Carrie Street Church of God, Gurdon.

She was preceded in death by her father and her grandfathers, Joe Welch and L. E. Kennel

She leaves to cherish her memories her mother, Lois Williams; her sister, Alia Williams of Arkadelphia; her grandparents, Hazel Welch of Gurdon, and Robbie Williams of Okolona.

The last farewell will be held at noon on Saturday, March 20, in the sanctuary of Third Street Baptist Church, 3rd & Crawford Streets, Arkadelphia where Rev. Greg Latham is the pastor and Rev. Ivory Curry the pastor of Carrie Street Church of God, will deliver the message. 

The committal service and final resting place will be in First Baptist Church Cemetery in Okolona. Services provided by Williams Funeral Home, Inc.

The bearers of the casket will be Dedric Jones, Stevie Williams, S. Darnell Williams, Dana Gentry, Keith Smith, Curtis Smith, Marcus Muldrew and Buford Dickens. 

Honorary bearers will be Gurdon High School Class of 2004 and UCA Class of 2009.

Tribute to the life of Ms. Williams can be viewed at  www.funeralsatwilliams.com