Elton Ladell Williams

Elton Ladell Williams

Webster County, Mississippi, USA
Death 3 Jan 1966 (aged 63)
Vaiden, Carroll County, Mississippi, USA
Burial Webster County, Mississippi, USA
Memorial ID 33428368 · View Source
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Constable Elton L. Williams
Vaiden Police Department
End of Watch: Monday, January 3, 1966

Incident Details
Cause of Death: Gunfire
Date of Incident: Monday, January 3, 1966
Weapon Used: Rifle; .22 caliber
Suspect Info: Apprehended
Constable Williams was shot and killed by a 14 year-old parolee after he stole and wrecked a car.

Services for Mr. Williams were held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday at the Edgeworth Baptist Church in Webster County. Burial was in the church cemetery with Oliver Funeral Home in charge.

Mr. Williams was born in Webster County and later moved to Tomnolen. He was a retired farmer and had been constable of Beat 5 of Carroll County two years. He was a Baptist.

He leaves his wife, Mrs. Mattie Taylor Williams; three daughters, Mrs. Opal England of Jackson, Mrs. Doris McCain of Vicksburg and Miss Joan Williams of Jackson; and a sister, Mrs. Eliza Sally of Eupora.

Source: The Conservative, January 6, 1966. P. 1.

Contributor: Ron Collins (14149965)

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  • Find a Grave Memorial 33428368
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