Blaine Anthony (Blount) Williams, 11, of Mulberry passed away Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, in Conway. He was born Nov. 13, 2006, in Fort Smith. He was a fifth grade honor student at Alma Intermediate School, an avid reader, loved playing pranks on his family, enjoyed deer camp, playing with his cousins and attending church with family and friends. He served on the 2016 Montana Indian Reservation Ministry Team and was planning on serving this upcoming summer. He was awarded winning artist by the Alma School District. He was preceded in death by his mother, Tasha JoAnn Goines; and great-grandparents, Allie Kathleen Williams, Travis “Tab” Williams and Kenneth Blount.
He is survived by his parents, Carl and Angelia Williams of the home; his father, Derek Blount and fiancee Cindy McMillan of Bentonville; a sister, Callie Goines of the home; a brother, Brayden Meinardus of Alma; grandparents, Joe and JoAnn Mast of Mulberry and Marla Lovejoy of Mulberry; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
Funeral service will be 10 a.m. Friday at the Mulberry First Assembly of God, officiated by the Rev. Tommy Wiley and the Rev. David Willis, with interment to follow at New Cemetery under the direction of Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home of Van Buren.
Pallbearers will be Dave Hayes, Adam Hayes, Danny Ivy, Robert Alexander, Rand Hayes and Dakota Hayes. Honorary pallbearers will be Cash Wilson, Josh Eveld and Jonathan Amon.
Memorial contributions may be made to Mulberry First Assembly Church Safe Haven Ministry at P. O. Box 252, Mulberry, AR 72947.
To place an online tribute, go to www.edwardsvan-alma.com.