James Christopher "Cricket" Williams

""Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; old things have passed away; behold, all things have become new."" 2 Corinthians 5:17 (NKJV). A native and resident of Baton Rouge, he passed away on June 8, 2013. He was 43, a truck driver with Tiger Sanitation. Viewing at New Covenant Christian Center, 2540 Nicholson, Baton Rouge, LA 70802, on Friday, June 14, 2013 from 4-8 p.m., and Saturday, June 15, 2013 from 9 a.m. until service at 11 a.m. conducted by Pastor Frederick Jackson. Interment in Greenoaks Memorial Park. Survivors include his wife, Frankie Sanders Williams; mother and step-father, JoAnn and John Hayes; father, Percey (Annie) Ransome; sons, Jamel C. Williams, Jeremy J. Williams and Joshua D. Williams; daughter, Amanda Young; sister, Falicha Hayes; brothers, Alex Costley, John Costley and Kevin D. Williams and wife Lillian; and grandchild, Jordan M. Williams; two aunts, Gwendolyn and Obie Starwood and Lottie and William Lee; four uncles, Leandry and Yvonne Williams, Alex and Katie Williams, George and Beverly Franklin and Eddie Williams; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Preceded in death by maternal grandmother, Maple W. Franklin; maternal grandfather, Leandrew Grinner; paternal grandparents; aunts, Silas W. Brown and Betty J. Williams. Pallbearers will be Montrell Bivens, Robert Franklin, Eric Brown, Adrian Gutter, Christopher Hawkins, Alex Costley, Calvin Brown and Kevin Williams. He was a coach with the Baton Rouge Raptors Youth Sports Organization for over 12 years. His hobbies were fishing, coaching football and spending time with children. Arrangements by Carney & Mackey Funeral Home, 225-774-0390.

Funeral Home

Carney-Mackey Funeral Home - Baton Rouge
1576 Robin Street  Baton Rouge, LA 70807
(225) 774-0390

Published in TheAdvocate.com from June 12 to June 15, 2013