Mrs. Christene Williams, age 97 of Gurdon, Arkansas, died on May 18, 2017 at her home.
She was born on March 29, 1920 in the Kansas Community outside of Gurdon to the late Monroe and Maggie Peeples. She worked and retired from the International Paper Company in Gurdon.
She was preceded in death by her husband, James Williams. She is survived by her six children, Mack Williams of Phoenix, Arizona; Maxine White, Katrine (James) Gentry, Janice Turner, Albert Williams, Sanvernita Williams all of Gurdon.
Funeral services are under the direction of Mitchell Funeral Home. The funeral will be held Saturday, May 27, 2017 at 1 p.m. at Eastern Star Baptist Church where Rev. Marshall Allen is Pastor and Rev. Jewel Danner, Eulogist. Burial will be at Rose Hedge cemetery in Gurdon, Arkansas. Visitation will be Friday, May 26, 2017 from 12 Noon to 5 p.m. The online guestbook is available to sign at