Carol Jean Williams, 69, of Walnut Ridge, died Oct. 27, 2020, at Lawrence Hall Health and Rehab in Walnut Ridge.

She was born March 13, 1951, in Jonesboro, to the late Maxine Riley Weldon. Carol had a bubbly personality. She was very friendly and had a great smile. She loved to spend time with her family and enjoyed playing with her great-grandchildren. She never met a stranger and was beloved by all who knew her. She always wanted to care for people and served as a caregiver for many years. She never wanted anyone to be without and no one left her home hungry. She was actively involved in church, had a deep-rooted faith, and was a member of the Seventh Day Church of the Lord Jesus Christ in Hoxie.

Survivors include her four daughters, Carolyn (Martin) Lane of Walnut Ridge, Karen (Alan) Fulgham of Conway, Tammy (James) Glenn of Powhatan, and Scarlet Tyler of Paragould; eight grandchildren, Koby (Kevin) Hamilton of Jonesboro, Rachael (Randy Coggins) Lane of Walnut Ridge, Kristen Ellis of Conway, Vinson (Stephanie) Davis of Black Rock, Adrienne (Robert) Warden of Columbia, S.C., Taylor Fulgham of Little Rock, Nika (James) Kapales of Pacific, Mo., Hunter (Becca) Glenn of Cave City, and; eight great-grandchildren, Maverick and Lincoln Kapales, Maddox Hamilton, Braxton Bullard, Easton and Harper Glenn, and Kadence and Kamdyn Warden; one brother, Ricky Weldon; and many other relatives and friends.

Funeral was Oct. 31, at 2 p.m. at Bryan Funeral Home with Kenneth O’Connell officiating. Interment was at Lawrence Memorial Park.

Pallbearers were Randy Coggins, Kevin Hamilton, Johnny Riley, James Glenn, Alan Fulgham and Martin Lane. Honorary pallbearers were Vinson Davis, James Kapales and Robert Warden.

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