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Emelda Henrietta Williams

Emelda Henrietta Williams,“Melda,”entered her eternal life on Friday, August 14, 2020 in Metairie, LA at the age of 74. Emelda was born May 7, 1946 to the late Joseph Williams and Leola Wilson in New Orleans LA, and attended Violet High School. She leaves to cherish her most precious memory, her devoted husband, Thomas Williams; her lovely children, Damon, Ayanna, and Alisha Williams; her grandchildren, Jontaz ,Tazriyell, Paris, Sebastian and Sheyenne Williams, and Aleecia Boutin; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Emelda is preceded in death by her sisters, Yvonne Butler and Joan Linda Lewis. She will be missed by many, and remembered for hosting holiday celebrations and family gatherings.


  • Friends and family are welcomed to attend her Celebration of Life service on Friday, August 28, 2020 at 11:00AM at Reaping the Harvest International, 5123 Dauphine St., New Orleans LA.


  • Visitation will be held from 10:00AM until the hour of service.


  • Interment will follow at Merrick Cemetery, 7405 St. Bernard Hwy., Violet, LA.


Professional Services entrusted to Heritage Funeral Services located at 4101 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans, LA 70117.


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