Dalana Gail Williams of Mansfield, Arkansas went to be with her Lord and Savior on October 29, 2021 in Fort Smith, Arkansas. She was born on October 24, 1958, in Arkadelphia, AR, the daughter of Delous Cantrell and Bennie Joan Williams Cantrell. She was 63 years old. She was a member of Abbott Pentecostal Church of God. She had a strong faith in her Lord, a servant heart and lived by example for those who knew her. She adored and loved her church and church family.
On December 17, 2010 she was married to Charles "Arnold" Williams. Together they have loved spending time together, working in the yard, gardening, hunting and fishing. Dalana enjoyed mowing the yard and quite insistent she do it. However, as much as she enjoyed life, it was her love of her family that trumped everything else. Her family time was cherished and memories made will be treasured by all.
Dalana leaves behind to cherish her memory her husband, Charles "Arnold" Williams of Mansfield, Arkansas; daughter, Amanda Stroud and husband William Stroud; daughter Alicia Wilson and husband Ronnie Wilson all of Amity, Arkansas, step-daughter, Linda Lowery and husband Davy Lowery of Mansfield, Arkansas, step-daughter, Julie Jennings and husband Josh Jennings of Checotah, Oklahoma. Nana/granny will forever remain in the hearts of her nine grandchildren: Mayla Wilson, Kimey Wilson, Blaine Smith, Paris Stroud, Emma Smith, Danielle Lowery, Kaylie Lowery, Aaron Evans and Austin Evans. Dalana is also survived by two aunts, Reba Kuykendall and Francis Judy. Dalana will be missed by all that knew her and the many whose lives she impacted including a host of cousins, extended family and friends she loved dearly.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and two brothers Stephen Alan Cantrell and Clinton "Dale" Cantrell.
Dalana's life celebration will be 2:00 p.m. Thursday, November 11, 2021 at the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Waldron, Arkansas with Rev. James Self and William Stroud officiating. Interment will follow in the Freedom Cemetery near Waldron, Arkansas. Arrangements are being entrusted to the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home
in Waldron, Arkansas.
Dalana's pallbearers will be William Stroud, Blaine Smith, Paris Stroud, Darren Crawford, Paul Williams and Bill Weaver. Honorary pallbearer will be Ronnie Wilson.
Dalana's visitation will be Thursday, November 11, 2021 from 12:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. at the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home in Waldron, Arkansas.