Neavada Williams-Morris

February 27, 2024

Neavada Williams-Morris was born on July 3, 1941, in Holly Grove Arkansas to John Williams and Myrtle Smith-Williams.

Neavada was reared in a Christian home where her faith in Christ was instilled in her at an early age. She would worship alongside her family at Blackton Church of Christ in Blackton, Arkansas.

Neavada matriculated through the Holly Grove School District and was a 1960 graduate of Holly Grove High School.

A few years graduating High School, Neavada would relocate her family to Indianapolis, Indiana where they would remain for two decades. While residing there, she would obtain employment at the RCA Electronic Manufacturing Plant. She would retain her career there until relocating back to Arkansas in the mid 1980’s.

Being the warm-hearted and Godly woman that she was, Neavada would open her heart and home to anyone in need. She loved discussing the good works of the Lord and listening to hymns. She also enjoyed cooking, thrifting, going to garage sales, cooking, and watching various sports like basketball, tennis, and golf. She loved “running the streets” with her son Melvin whenever he would visit. Neavada was also a lover of “oldies” soul music, specifically by Al Green and James Brown.

On Monday morning of February 19, 2024, while at her home, Neavada Williams-Morris answered God’s call, and He gently carried her sweet soul to a serene, eternal rest. Awaiting her in Glory were her parents, John Williams and Myrtle Hampton-Smith, her brother Fred June, and sisters Myrtle Williams and Morristine Valentine.

Those left to cherish her memories are her loving sons, Melvin Lee Scott of Harker Heights, TX, Randy Merrill Morris (Janice) of Brinkley, AR, and Robert Edward Morris (Kenyada) of North Little Rock, AR, brother Robert Pigge, and sister Marilyn Hudson of Little Rock, AR, grandchildren Marlon, Marcus, Tredacian, Kalabria, Gabriel, Kenan, and Timothy. She also leaves a host of cousins, relatives, and friends.

Funeral will take place on Saturday March 2, 2024, at 11 a.m. at Branscumb Funeral Home (911 N. Main Street) in Brinkley. Burial will take place at Mt. Union Cemetery in Blackton, Arkansas by Branscumb Funeral Home. “The assurance of respect and the commitment of service…” (870) 734-2772