Mildred Delores Williamson

February 20, 1933June 21, 2018

Mildred Delores Williamson, 85, of Poplarville, Mississippi, passed away on Thursday, June 21, 2018 at her residence, surrounded by family.

Delores was born February 20, 1933 in Morgantown, Mississippi to James Ervin Powell and Mildred Mazie Price-Powell. She was a retired teacher with Poplarville Junior-Senior High School; an alumnus of the University of Southern Mississippi; and a member of 1st Baptist Church, Poplarville.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Herd Gerald Williamson; two brothers, James Powell, Robert Powell; and one granddaughter, Cassandra Baxter Smith.

Family members include two children, Michael Gerald Williamson, Judith Lynn Williamson; granddaughter, Donna Baxter; brothers, Donnie Powell, Reggie Powell; great grandchildren, Ashtyn Baxter, BreAnn Smith, Lindsey Storrs, Nace Storrs, Jill Lehmann, Audrey Lehmann, and Colin Lehmann.

Funeral services will be at WHITE FUNERAL HOME, 315 Highway 11 South, Poplarville, MS, 39470 on Sunday, June 24, 2018 at 2:00 pm. Rev. Bob Rogers and Rev. Joe Beach will officiate the service. Burial will follow in Society Hill Cemetery, Columbia. The family will receive friends and have visitation one hour prior to the service, Sunday at the funeral home.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be given at for the Williamson Family.

White Funeral Home, (601) 795-4982.


  • James Ervin Powell, Father
  • Mildred Mazie Price-Powell, Mother
  • Herd Gerald Willaimson, Husband
  • MIchael Gerald Williamson, Son
  • Judith Lynn Williamson, Daughter
  • Donna Baxter, Granddaughter
  • Donnie Powell, Brother
  • Robert Powell, Brother
  • Great-grandchildren: Ashtyn Baxter, BreAnn Smith, Lindsey Storrs, Nace Storrs,
    Audrey Lehmann, and Colin Lehmann.

    One granddaughter, Cassandra Baxter Smith (deceased)


  • Visitation Sunday, June 24, 2018
  • Funeral Service Sunday, June 24, 2018
  • Burial Sunday, June 24, 2018

Mildred Delores Williamson

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Donna Wilson Herring

June 25, 2018

I am so sorry to hear of Mrs. Delores’ passing. She was a great teacher and an awesome colleague at Poplarville High School. My life was enriched by knowing her. Jerry please know that I am praying for comfort for you and your family.

Tammy Kilcrease Hanson

June 25, 2018

I am so sorry to hear this. She was a wonderful teacher and I am honored that she was my math teacher. Prayers to the family.

April Harris

June 22, 2018

Mrs. Williamson was my eighth grade math teacher. She had a passion for teaching and was very kind and caring. My condolences to the family.