OBITUARY

Lela Margaret Light Williams

March 6, 1926November 7, 2020

Lela Margaret Williams, 94, returned to her heavenly home on Saturday, November 7, 2020. She was born to the late William Russell Light and Oma B. Allen Light on March 6, 1926, in Mooringsport, Louisiana. She graduated from Vivian High School in 1944 and later enjoyed working over the years as a bookkeeper, retail salesperson, and café owner. Her life was richly blessed by her love of family, arts and crafts, fishing, camping, baking, gardening, and church fellowship.

Margaret was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Robert Hiram Williams; her seven cherished siblings: Willie Vena Light Jolly, Bessie Lucille Light Boyter, Eva Myrtle Light Lofton, Eunice B. Light Wilson, Thomas Dan Light, William Don L. Light, and Gloria Evon Light Spikes; dedicated sons-in-law Larry Joseph Cheramie and Larry Eggers; and her precious grandson Virgil Victor Hendrix III.

She will forever be remembered by her daughters Gloria Rue Nowlin Cheramie, Bonnie Denise Williams Groom, and Robbie Corine Eggers; son-in-law Willard “Sonny” Blaine Groom; grandchildren Nicole Rene’ Cheramie Lobello and husband Robert Lobello, Stephanie Groom Knight, James Michael Groom and wife Kristi Groom, Monique Hendrix Welch and husband Louis Welch, and Rachel Hendrix Davenport and husband Brandon Davenport; adored relatives Huey Pierce Campbell, Jr., wife Agnes Lavergne Campbell, and son Huey “Tucker” Campbell, III; her precious great-grandchildren Julia Margaret Lobello, Ethan Robert Lobello, Jacob Groom, Trent Ledet, Abby Davenport, and Aubree Davenport; and a host of other treasured family and friends.

Graveside services were held on Monday, November 16, 2020 at 11:00 AM at Potter’s Point Cemetery, Potter’s Point, Texas.

  • FAMILY

  • Gloria Rue Nowlin Cheramie, Daughter
  • Bonnie Denise Williams Groom, Daughter
  • Robbie Corine Eggers, Daughter
  • Willard "Sonny" Blain Groom, Son-in-law
  • Nicole Rene' Cheramie Lobello (Robert), Granddaughter
  • Stephanie Groom Knight, Granddaughter
  • James Michael Groom (Kristi), Grandson
  • Monique Hendrix Welch (Louis), Granddaughter
  • Rachel Hendrix Davenport (Brandon), Granddaughter
  • Julia Margaret Lobello, Great Grandchild
  • Ethan Robert Lobello, Great Grandchild
  • Jacob Groom, Great Grandchild
  • Trent Ledet, Great Grandchild
  • Abby Davenport, Great Grandchild
  • Aubree Davenport, Great Grandchild
  • Huey Pierce Campbell, Jr. (Agnes), Nephew
  • Huey "Tucker" Campbell, Great Nephew
  • Robert Hiram Williams, Husband (deceased)
  • Larry Joseph Cheramie, Son-in-law (deceased)
  • Larry Eggers, Son-in-law (deceased)
  • Virgil Victor Hendrix III, Grandson (deceased)
  • Willie Vena Light Jolly, Sister (deceased)
  • Bessie Lucille Light Boyter, Sister (deceased)
  • Eva Myrtle Light Lofton, Sister (deceased)
  • Eunice B. Light Wilson, Sister (deceased)
  • Thomas Dan Light, Brother (deceased)
  • William Don L. Light, Brother (deceased)
  • Gloria Evon Light Spikes, Sister (deceased)

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