Joyce Marie Williams

January 3, 1941 ~ July 11, 2023


Funeral services for Mrs. Joyce Marie Bertrand Williams, 82, of Jennings, will be held on Monday, July 17, 2023, in the Miguez Funeral Home Chapel at 10:00 a.m. with Pastor Kyle Sonnier officiating.  Interment will follow in St. John the Evangelist Catholic Cemetery in Lacassine under the direction of Miguez Funeral Home.

Visitation for Mrs. Williams will begin on Sunday, July 16, 2023, will begin at 1:30 p.m. and close at 8:00 p.m. It will resume Monday morning at 8:00 a.m. and continue until the 10:00 a.m. service time.

Mrs. Williams was born in Hayes, LA to Clement Bertrand and Amanda Bourque Bertrand on January 3, 1941, and lived there until moving to Jennings over 60 years ago.  She married William Walter “Bill” Williams of Frost, Tx and together they had three children.  She was a homemaker and she enjoyed caring for her grandchildren.  She enjoyed reading, crocheting, sewing, baking, word searches, gardening, and yard work.

Those left to cherish her memory are a daughter, Susan (Mike) Gott of Welsh; two sons, Richard “Tony” (Pat) Williams of Hathaway and Mark (Ramona) Williams of Elton; and her grandchildren and great grandchildren. 

She was preceded in death by her beloved husband Bill; her parents; sister Nell Jean Harrell; two brothers, Ray Bertrand and LeRoy Bertrand and a granddaughter, Toni Williams.

She will be carried to her final resting place by her three grandsons, John, Lane, and Joshua Williams and three great grandsons, Xander and Hunter Williams and Dilynn Mallett.



Burial: Monday, July 17, 2023
11:30 am - 12:00 am

Lacassine Cemetery

Funeral Service: Monday, July 17, 2023
10:00 am - 12:00 am

Miguez Funeral Home

Visitation: Sunday, July 16, 2023
1:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Miguez Funeral Home

Visitation: Monday, July 17, 2023
8:00 am - 10:00 am

Miguez Funeral Home

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  1. My Thoughts and prayers are with your family. To lose a mom is hard, but knowing she is truly in a better place with God is everything.

  2. Prayers for you all. MsJoyce was an incredible woman. She blessed me with her abundance of wisdom. I’m sure MrBill is happy to dance on the streets of gold with her. God bless you all.

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