Martin V. Williams obituary photo
 
In Memory of

Martin V. Williams

March 12, 1969 - October 9, 2016

Obituary


Martin V. Williams was born on March 12th, 1969 in Flint Michigan to Father Martin Williams Sr. and Mother Veronica Williams. He attended Beecher High School where he graduated in 1987. After high school, he proudly served in the United States Navy from 1987 to 1991. Martin traveled the world to Africa, Asia, Hawaii, etc. After many years of serving our country, Martin returned home and attended Delta College. Soon after college, Martin worked for Dow Corning in Human Resources. Martin later married Dara Williams on June 20th, 1992. Martin and Dara bore 3 children:...

Martin V. Williams was born on March 12th, 1969 in Flint Michigan to Father Martin Williams Sr. and Mother Veronica Williams. He attended Beecher High School where he graduated in 1987. After high school, he proudly served in the United States Navy from 1987 to 1991. Martin traveled the world to Africa, Asia, Hawaii, etc. After many years of serving our country, Martin returned home and attended Delta College. Soon after college, Martin worked for Dow Corning in Human Resources. Martin later married Dara Williams on June 20th, 1992. Martin and Dara bore 3 children: Britni, Jazmine, Martin III. After years at Dow Corning, Martin accepted a position as a Township Manager for Buena Vista in Saginaw, Michigan. During this time, he was also ordained as a Minister at Faith Harvest Church. After residing in Saginaw, Michigan for several years, Martin was ready for a change. He moved to Atlanta, Ga in October 2009. Months later Martin met Ruthy Williams and daughter Neferteria (Neffy) Wells. After a couple of years of dating, Martin and Ruthy wed on December 30th, 2011. Martin was an Elder at Eagles Nest Church, where he served Pastor Lee Jenkins as his armor bearer, Life Group leader, and Outreach Minister leader. He also loved working with the youth ministry.
Martin enjoyed dancing, going to the movies, and reading the word of God. He also enjoyed playing chess, golf, pool, and tennis. Martin made an impact on everyone he met with his encouraging spirit and unwavering faith in God. His favorite quote was "See what you believe". He leaves a legacy of a great leader, husband, father, son, brother, friend, and encourager to many.

Preceded in death by:
Grandparents
Valois (Joe) LaBarre Jordan
Sally (Freddy) Williams
Great grandparents
Albert & Generosa LaBarre
Flanders & Mary Gary
Aunts/Uncles
Deceased Uncles: Elliot LaBarre, Arnold LaBarre, Alfred LaBarre, Christopher (CeCe) Williams, Walter Williams
Deceased Aunts: Shirley Martin, Shirley LaBarre-Casey, Generosa LaBarre, Silvia Gill, LeeNell Williams
Deceased Cousins: Mike reason, Victoria Reason

Martin leaves behind his loving wife, Ruthy Williams
His Children:
Britni Williams (Atlanta, GA)
Jazmine Williams (Stateboro, GA)
Martin Williams (Atlanta, GA)
Neferteria (Neffy) Wells (Roswell)

Parents: Martin and Veronica Williams (Horn Lake, MS)
Mother-in-Law/Father-in-Law: Marie Michel and Valeix Michel (Fort Lauderdale, FL)


Brothers/Sisters:
Billy (Milred) Williams (South Haven, MS)
Norris Elam (Mount Morris, MI)
Karen Williams (Flint, MI)
Vickie Youngblood (Mount Morris, MI)

Brothers/Sisters-in-Laws: Ruben, Rod and Martine Michel
Uncles: Eddie (Marie) Williams (Detroit, MI), Joseph Thompson (Memphis, TN), Flanders Williams, Robert Williams
Aunts: Ullabell Buford (Memphis, TN), Edna Brown (Memphis, TN), Marcell Waters (Flint,MI), Judy Blayde (Memphis, TN), Sherry McGee (Memphis, TN), Darlene Williams (Flint, MI), Valois Thomas (Germantown, TN)
Two Great Aunts: Georgia Lee LaBarre, Margaret LaBarre (Memphis, TN)
Nieces/Nephews: Billy Williams, Stephanie Williams, Tate, Debbie White, Courtney Elam, Patrick Williams, Shandalaya Risen, Christopher White, and special nephew Charles Elam.

...And a Host of Cousins and additional family.