1943 ~ 2017
Date of death: October 12, 2017
In profound sadness, the staff of Veasley Funeral Home & Cremations, Inc. want to express our sincere condolences to the Williams-Guilliame family. Mary's earthly temple is now resting in the care of Veasley Funeral Home. Revelations 21:4 says "And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be no more death; nor sorrow, nor crying, neither shall their be anymore pain, for the former things are passed away." Be assured that in the days ahead you will surely gain strength from the memories of Mother Mary Nell Williams-Guilliame.
Derrick B.Veasley ~ Director
Henry B.Veasley ~ Director
Pastor E.C. Maltbia ~ Chaplain
Mary Nell Williams-Guillame was born in Conway, AR on March 23, 1943 to Bro. Earl Williams and Sis. Willie Vestine Williams. She gave her life to Christ at an early age and was a member of Bethel A.M.E. church in Conway, AR.
Mary Nell attended the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff formally known as AM&N. She later worked for the Internal Revenue Service and the state of Arkansas. She resided in Fresno, CA from 1977 to 1995. During this time, she converted to Catholicism. Mary Nell later moved to Dallas TX In 2009 and resided there from 2009 to 2017. Mary Nell then returned to Little Rock, AR in August 2017.
She is preceded into eternity by two sisters, Norma Jean Delph and Earlene Williams.
She leaves to cherish her loving memory, three sons, Melvin (Jackie) Eldridge of Little Rock, AR, Mitchell (Cameka) Eldridge of Glendale, AZ, Marcus Guillame of Marion, IL; two daughters, Murrunda Morris of Makanda, IL, Melinda Eldridge of Dallas, TX; nine grandchildren, Darrin (Cassandra) McDaniel, Marte (Ana) Eldridge, Montez Eldridge, Everette Sean Morris, Monteo Eldridge, Jawan Eldridge, Taylor Eldridge, Mykelti Eldridge, Makaio Eldridge; two great-grandchildren, Camden McDaniel, Yazir Eldridge; one sister, Nancy Williams-Turner of Conway AR and a host of other relatives and friends.
Old Testament: Psalm 121
New Testament: 2 Corinthians 5:1-5
Mother Mary Nell Williams-Guilliame will lay in State on Friday, October 20, 2017 from 12:00 noon to 6:00 PM at Veasley Funeral Home.
Visitation will be held Friday, October 20, 2017 from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Veasley Funeral Home.
Celebration of Life Mass will be held, Saturday, October 21, 2017, 11:00 AM at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 1115 College St. Conway, AR.
Committal service and final resting place will be held at Robinson Cemetery, Conway, AR.