Clarence "Popsicle" Williams (1943 - 2014)

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Clarence "Popsicle" Williams

GRAND COTEAU - Funeral services will be held Thursday, April 3, 2014 at an 11:00 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial in St. Charles Borromeo Roman Catholic Church for Clarence "Popsicle" Williams, age 70, who passed away Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. at Opelousas General Health System in Opelousas.

Interment will be in St. Charles Borromeo Cemetery in Grand Coteau.

Mr. Williams was a native and lifelong resident of Grand Coteau. He managed One Stop Mechanic Shop for eight years, but has been with the shop for twenty-five years. Mr. Williams was a parishioner of St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church in Grand Coteau.

Survivors include his wife the former, Laura Ward (married for thirty seven years, but together for fifty years) of Grand Coteau; one son, Darrell Williams (Mary) of Grand Coteau; three daughters, Diane Williams (Morris) of Grand Coteau, Terry Williams and her husband, Kevin, of Opelousas and Pamela Montgomery and her husband, Terry, of Fort Stewart, GA; ten grandchildren; eleven great grandchildren; one brother, Francis Williams of Houston, TX; and four sisters, Norma Jean Johnson and her husband, Robert, Julia Marie Baldwin, Elizabeth Jolivette and her husband, Floyd and Patricia Thompson and her husband, Donald.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph Williams and the former, Amelia Francis; one daughter, Laura Williams; two great grandchildren, Jhai'Lynn Davis and Jhalia Davis; six brothers, Joseph Williams, Jr. Leroy Williams, Paul Willis Williams, Xavier Williams, Patrick Williams and Hebert Williams; one sister, Joyce Hudson; and one daughter-in-law, Mary Margo Williams.

The family requests that visiting hours be observed from 8:30 a.m. Thursday until service time on Thursday.

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Melancon Funeral Home of Grand Coteau, 289 Church Street, (337) 662-7286, is in charge of arrangements.

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Grand Coteau, LA 70541
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Published in the Daily World on Apr. 2, 2014
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