March 8, 2021
STARKVILLE – Derek Darnell Williams, 46, died March 1, 2021, in Columbus. Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, at Mt. Peiler Cemetery #2. Visitation is from 1-6 p.m. today, at West Memorial Chapel. West Memorial Funeral Home of Starkville is in charge of arrangements. He is survived by his children, Tisheri Lawston, Derek Lawston, Jalen Peterson and Kylin Williams all of Starkville; mother, Sharon L. Williams of Starkville; and siblings, Jamishela Williams of Jonesboro, Arkansas and Tramon Williams.