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Mitchell W. Williams, Sr.

March 5, 1970 May 6, 2021
Mitchell W. Williams, Sr.
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Mitchell “Mitch” Wardell Williams was born on March 5, 1970, in Jackson, MS to A.C. Williams and Essie Lee Williams. He lived in Jackson, MS where his Christian walk started when he was baptized at New Zion Missionary Baptist Church at a young age.

After graduating from Provine High School, he joined the U.S. Navy. Mitch served in the Navy for seven years before working for the Coast Guard Finance Center as their first Network Security Officer. After an honorable discharge in 1996, he resided in Norfolk, VA. His advancement in his career with Chevron moved him from Virginia to the Mississippi Gulf Coast. While working at Chevron for fourteen plus years, he moved to Louisiana and Texas through the advancement of his career. His final position was a Process Control Network Security Program Manager in Humble, TX. Mitch also owned a small business, Zeon Tech, for several years. He received his Bachelor of Science from Strayer University and his Master of Business Administration from Ashford University in Organizational Leadership.

In Mitch’s spare time, he gave back to his community by volunteering at various sickle cell anemia events and the Boys and Girls Club.

At a young age, he fell in love with DJing giving himself the nickname “CYD”, also known as Cool Y-Dell. His favorite slogan was “CYD in the place to be”. His love for DJing grew as he and his friend, Tonnie, began hosting various events along the gulf coast. He enjoyed singing karaoke, dancing, beat-boxing, billiards, card tricks, dominoes, and spending time with friends and family, especially his grandchildren. He was most proud of his two sons, whom he loved unconditionally and raised as a single parent. Mitch will be remembered for his infectious personality, open heart, and willingness to give to others at any moment.

Mitch was preceded in death by his father A.C. Williams; two sisters: Ella Louise King and Linda Williams; and one brother: Alton Williams.

He is survived by his loving fiancé Gwendolyn Ellis-Wilson of Chesapeake, VA; two children: Andrew Williams (Courtney) and Mitchell Williams Jr (Raeven) of Ocean Springs, MS; three grandchildren: Jayden Williams, Jada Williams, and Exavier Wiggins; mother: Essie Thorton of Ridgeland, MS; six brothers: Fredie Williams (Julie) of Lavon, TX; John Williams (Linda) and Charles Williams (Denise) both of Jackson, MS; Jimmy Williams (Edna) of Dublin, GA; James Williams (Pam) of Columbus, GA; Albert Williams (Michele) San Ramon, CA; one sister: Jacqueline Williams-Stewart of Humble, TX; two half-sisters: Diane Randall of Atlanta, GA; Sandy Jordan (Robert) of Jackson, MS; best friends: Jody Pierce of Hurley, MS, Cedric Taylor of Jackson, MS; and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends.

Texas visitation for Mitchell Williams will be held Tuesday, May 11, 2021, at Rosewood Funeral Home from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Mississippi visitation will be held Thursday, May 13, 2021, at Infinity Funeral Home from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. and Friday, May 14, 2021, at Infinity Church from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Funeral services will be held Friday, May 14, 2021, in Biloxi, MS at Infinity Church at 11:00 a.m.

Infinity Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Mitchell Williams. For inquiries, please call 228-436-6722

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Previous Events

Wake

Thursday

13

May

5:00 PM 5/13/2021 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 5/13/2021 7:00:00 PM
Infinity Funeral Home

184 Main Street
Biloxi, MS 39530

Infinity Funeral Home
184 Main Street Biloxi 39530 MS
United States

Visitation

Friday

14

May

10:00 AM 5/14/2021 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 5/14/2021 11:00:00 AM
Infinity Church The Apostolic Assembly

394 Forrest Ave
Biloxi, MS 39530

Infinity Church The Apostolic Assembly
394 Forrest Ave Biloxi 39530 MS
United States

Celebration of Life

Friday

14

May

11:00 AM 5/14/2021 11:00:00 AM
Infinity Church The Apostolic Assembly

394 Forrest Ave
Biloxi, MS 39530

Infinity Church The Apostolic Assembly
394 Forrest Ave Biloxi 39530 MS
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Biloxi National Veterans Cemetery Final Resting Place

400 Veterans Boulevard
Biloxi, MS 39531

400 Veterans Boulevard Biloxi 39531 MS
United States
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