Published: January 15, 2021
Mandella White Williams passed from this life Friday, January 14, shortly before her 94th birthday. She was known as Dell to her family and friends.
Dell was a faithful member of the East Hill Church of Christ. She worked 33 years for Bell South, first as a switchboard operator and in later years in the front office. After her retirement she worked several years at White's Department Store in Lawrenceburg.
A graveside service will be held Sunday at Giles Memory Garden in Pulaski at 1:00 PM.
Dell is preceded in death by her husband Bunyan Williams and her parents Cecil Flourney and Effie Davis White, nephew Douglas Jones, niece Nell Bass, and nephew Andy White, one great nephew, and one great, great niece.
She is survived by sisters Lillian Jones, Pulaski; and Tommie Van Fleet, Antioch, and brother Leon White (Mary Alice) of Lawrenceburg. Also surviving are nephews Stanley Jones (Donna), Dickson; Donald Jones, Minor Hill; Craig Van Fleet (Karen), Shelbyville; and John White of Lawrenceburg. Also surviving are nieces Doris James, Knoxville; Candice Van Fleet, Murfreesboro; and Mary Lea (Bard) Ferguson, Nashville; special great nephew Wade Bass, Pulaski, and several other great and great, great nieces and nephews.
Dell was a totally unique person, always happy and upbeat, humble, and caring, and respectful of everyone she knew and met. She was a very loving aunt to all her nieces and nephews who love her deeply. She will be deeply missed by everyone especially her family and friends.
Bennett-May & Pierce Funeral Home and Crematory in charge of arrangements for Mandella White Williams.