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 Rachel Pauline Williamson, age 93, of the Oak Grove Community in Mendenhall, passed away Monday, May 24, 2021, at Simpson General Hospital. She was born on January 22, 1928, to Matthew McLendon and Laura (Brown) McLendon.

Ms. Pauline was a long-time employee of New Hebron Sewing Factory and a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church in Mendenhall. She loved  cooking, spending time with her family and loved beautiful flowers. She was a loving wife to the late Arthur Williamson for over 65 years.

She is survived by her children, Frank Williamson (Brenda), Sybil Blair (Hugh Lee), Neal Williamson (Donna), Lola Craft (Glen), Paula Williamson (Greg), Marvin Griffith (Debora); sisters, Zena Shotts, Bobbie Williams; sister-in-law, Susan Easterling; grandchildren, Baron Carter (Thomas), Brian Williamson (Alicia), Melissa Kelley (Jack),     Jason Dampeer (Christi), Jennifer Berry (Andy), Michael Williamson, Shannon Stalsonburg (Josh), Ben Murphy (Mary), Chris Craft (Jamie), Jonathan Craft (Ashley), Callie Polk (Anthony), Taylor Williamson, Maegan Taylor (Daniel), and Morgan Griffith. She is also survived by twenty-six great-grandchildren and host of nieces, nephews, and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur Williamson; parents, Matthew and Laura McLendon; grandson, Matthew Williamson; brothers, Lynn, Lonas, Frank, and Bill  McLendon; sisters, Roma Smith, Lacy Porter, and Lavelle Williams.

Visitation for family and friends will be held on Wednesday, May 26, 2021, at Tutor Funeral Home in Mendenhall from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. The service will be at 3:00 p.m. at Tutor Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Gayden Harrell officiating. Interment will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery, Mendenhall, MS.

Arrangements are entrusted to Tutor Funeral Home of Mendenhall.


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