January 21, 1958 - April 18, 2023
Rita J. Williams, 65, of Ovett, passed away on April 18, 2023 at her home.Mrs. Williams enjoyed working on crafts. She loved her dogs and spending time with her children and grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her father, Aleck Fields; her mother, Ginger Ince; her son, John Williams; one grandson, Wyatt Braud and her sisters, Ruby King and Kay Fields. She is survived by her husband, Wayne Williams of Ovett, MS; her daughters, Valarie Michele Braud (Blaine) of Walker, LA and Ginger LaRue Battaglia (Nicola) of Gonzalez, LA; her grandchildren, Ian Watts, Cora Braud, Cade Braud, Sage Braud, Liam Williams, and Winter Williams; her great grandchildren, Hudson Braud, Oliver Montgomery, and Isabella Braud; her sister, Shirley Von Kanel (Bobby) of Lexa, AR; her brothers, David Chavez of Prescott, AR and Alan Fields of Slidell, LA; and numerous nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, May 20, 2023 at 1:00 P.M. at the Roller-Citizens Funeral Home Chapel.Services will be directed by Roller-Citizens Funeral Home, West Helena, Arkansas, (870)572-2571. Relatives and friends may sign the online guestbook at www.rollerfuneralhomes.com/westhelena.
I will always call this woman my Aunt Rita even tho she wasn't , but she was...because she was my mother's best friend for over 50 years and her family was our family. Fly high Aunt Rita, â¤ï¸ðŸ™fly high
prayers for you and your families.
Oh my heart...broken and scattered.My dearest friend..I will miss you...I will miss our 5 hour phone calls...I will miss your sweet face and beautiful smile. I just miss you...I wasnt ready for you to leave me. We still had so many things to say and do. Wait for me. . I WILL see you again..until then I love you big and will think of you often.
Iâ€™m praying for your family and all of your relatives in this time of grief. You will be missed.Love to all
That beautiful smile I remember Rita was a Blessing to many.
Wayne, we are both so sorry for your loss. We are praying for you and the rest of the family. God will see you through this difficult time for He understands better than anyone else. Please know we love you very much.With much love & many prayers,Jim and Hazel
Prayers for peace and comfort to all. Love you all always. Hold on to the great memories
Iâ€™m sorry I was unable to be there with yâ€™all but wanted yâ€™all to know that I love u all. U guys r always in my heart. Rita Jo was differently a very special person. She was a wonderful mother, wife, sister, and friend. Miss u always ðŸ˜ðŸ˜ðŸ˜ðŸ˜ðŸ˜ðŸ˜ðŸ˜
We were so sad to hear of your loss. We are praying for peace-knowing she is in her real home with Jesus and her loved ones that have gone before her. God bless you as you navigate this difficult time.
Keeping your family in my thoughts and prayers. Holding dear the memories of her beautiful smile and fun spirit.
Oh my. I'm praying ðŸ™. Love you'll always
It's always hard to lose a member of our family. I am truly sorry for your loss. You are in my prayers every day.