Howard D. Williams, 77, of Mulberry died Oct. 16, 2017, at a local nursing home. He was a retired employee of Hiram Walker and of the Pentecostal faith. He was born Nov. 15, 1939, in Bakersfield, Calif.

Cremation was under the direction of Ocker Funeral Home of Alma.

He is survived by his wife, Theresa; two daughters, Natalie Phelps of Alma and Rebecca Williams of Mulberry; a son, Derrick Williams of Mulberry; and numerous grandchildren.