June 21, 1950 – Aug. 26, 2022
Kathy Breland Ellzey Williams, 72, a resident of Magnolia, died at Forrest General Hospital Aug. 26, 2022.
She was born June 21, 1950, in Walthall County, the daughter of the late R.Q. and Birdie Starling Breland.
She graduated from Tylertown High School in 1968 and in 1972, received a BS degree in education from the University of Southern Mississippi followed by a master of english degree in 1998. She taught at Tylertown High School for 30 years, and then after retiring from there, she taught for 17 years in Washington Parish, Louisiana Schools.
Mrs. Williams loved animals, birds, and flowers and was an avid gardener. She was a member of the Judith Robinson Chapter of the DAR. She was a former member of Tylertown Baptist Church where she sang in the choir. She also enjoyed taking adventures with family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Larry Williams; and two sisters, Anita Breland Kilcrease and Carolyn Breland Ray.
Mrs. Williams is survived by two daughters, Susan Ellzey (Tim) McNeil of Sumrall, and Kathryn “Kacey” Ellzey of Magnolia; step-children, Wayland Warren (Jennifer) Ellzey of Drummonds, TN, Jason (Tonia) Williams, Heather (Lee) Fortenberry all of Magnolia, and Brenna (Scott) Burris of Starkville; her grandchildren, Kaden McNeil, Khylan Johnson, Ethan McNeil, and Grace McNeil; her step-grandchildren, Paul (Patricia) Ellzey, Tyler Ellzey, Caden Williams, Colby Fortenberry, and Keely Fortenberry; her nephew, Roland (Michelle) Ray her niece, Jackie Kilcrease Lambert and Fred Kilcrease.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Judith Robinson Chapter of DAR in McComb.
Hartman-Jones Funeral Home in Mccomb was in charge of the arrangements.