Larry “Butter” Williams Sr.

Published 6:13 pm Monday, March 4, 2019

Larry “Butter” Williams Sr., transitioned from this earthly place on Feb. 28, 2019, in Norfolk, Virginia. 

Larry was born Sept. 22, 1959, to Matthew Williams Sr. and Shirley L. Jackson Williams of Vicksburg. He confessed his life to Christ at an early age and was baptized at Rock of Ages Baptist Church in Vicksburg, under the pastorate of Rev. A. L. Barnes. He attended Vicksburg Public Schools and graduated from Immaculate Conception High School in Clarksdale. He also attended Tennessee State and Jackson State universities.

Larry was preceded in death by his wife, Deborah “Debbie” Nelson; son, Larry Williams Jr.; father, Matthew Williams Sr.; brother, Matthew Williams Jr.; maternal grandparents Jim and Ernestine B. Green, and Robert S. Jackson, and paternal grandparents Estes and Lucy Williams.

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He leaves to cherish his memories his daughters, Ashley Wallace Wilson (Kevin), Natasha Wallace, Jashme Williams, and Robin Williams; son, Linsey Williams; grandsons DaShawn Wallace, Zaybe Wallace, Justice Wilson, and Larry’on Carter Williams; granddaughter, Kevinanna Wilson, all of Norfolk, Virginia; mother, Shirley Williams of Vicksburg; sister, Donna Williams of Vicksburg, and a host of aunts, uncles, nephews, niece, cousins, and friends.

Larry will be laid to rest on March 9, 2019, at 2 p.m. Funeral services will be held at Metropolitan Funeral Service, 7246 Granby Street, Norfolk, VA 23505.