Rosie Marie Nichols Williams, 86, of Star City died October 22, 2013 at Gardner Nursing Center in Star City.

She was born October 17, 1927 in Warren to the late George Calvin and Maude Nichols. She was a member of Canaan Missionary Baptist Church and was a homemaker.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James T. Williams; a son, James Donald Williams; a brother, Junior Nichols, and sister, Bet Hickman.

Survivors include one daughter, Dottie Ann Ryker of Star City; three brothers, William Leonard Nichols, Charles (Linda) Nichols, both of Warren, and Calvin Eugene Nichols of El Dorado; two sisters, Hazel (Bobby) Bond of Warren and Dorothy Mae Jackson of Des Moines, Iowa; seven grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and one great great-grandchild.

Funeral Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, October 24 at Griffin Funeral Chapel in Star City with Bro. Bud Calhoun officiating. Visitation is at 11 a.m. until funeral time, Thursday, at the funeral home. Burial will be at Mt. Home Cemetery.

Pallbearers are Michael Barton, Tyler Barton, Terry Slingerland, Marion Rice, Tommy Slingerland, Phillip Irons, Jason Hamilton, Kelly Goins and James Michael Hamilton. The family will be at the home of John Ryker, 709 Roosevelt, Star City, AR 71667.

Arrangements by Griffin Funeral Service in Star City and an online guestbook is at