Larry Kennith Williams of Lepanto, died May 30, 2012, at SMC Baptist Medical Center in Osceola after a long illness.
Mr. Williams was a retired police officer in Lepanto and Poinsett County. He loved his family, baseball and football. He was also a drag racing fan. Mr. Williams was born in Lepanto to Odie and Hassie Williams. He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Mary Lou Metcalf.
Survivors include his wife, Kelli Williams of the home; daughters, Heather Williams, Buddy Dirlam, Pudgie Carpenter and Lisa Williams, all of Lepanto; brothers, Horace Williams of South Dakota and Bobby Williams of Illinois; sisters, Dorothy Norman of Illinois, Doris Smith of Lepanto, Ruby Bell of Mountain Home and Sue Felks of Lepanto; and five grandchildren, Brittany Renfro, Amber Renfro, Bryson Carpenter, Kenneth Carpenter and Briar Carpenter. Funeral services were June 2, 2012, at the First Baptist Church in Lepanto followed by burial in Potter Memorial Cemetery. Murphy Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.