Melba Williams

October 9, 1951 - February 16, 2022

Melba Williams, 70, of Winnie, died Wednesday, February 16, 2022, at The Arboretum of Winnie. She was born October 9, 1951, in Beaumont, to Clara Melancon LeLeux and Newman J. LeLeux.

Survivors include her sisters, Carolyn Breaux, of Carencro, Louisiana and Joyce Bradley, of Town Bluff; stepsister, Jackie Fox, of Hamshire; stepbrother, Ricky Cravy; stepmother, Annie Dell LeLeux, both of Winnie; stepston, Joey Williams; sister-in-law, Pat Craigen, of Fannett; and many nieces, nephews, and extended family members.

She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Joe H. Williams, Sr.; brother, Glenn Leleux; stepson, Michael Williams; and stepbrother, Charlie Cravy.

A gathering of Mrs. Williams’ family and friends will begin at 1:00 p.m., with her memorial service at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, February 24, 2022, at Broussard’s, 134 West Buccaneer Drive, Winnie. Cremation arrangements for Mrs. Williams will be handled through Broussard’s Crematorium, Beaumont. Her inurnment will take place at Fairview Cemetery, Winnie.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in memory of Mrs. Williams may be made to Cornerstone Church, Building Fund, P.O. BOX 387, Winnie, Texas 77665.

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Gathering of Family and Friends

Broussard’s Mortuary Winnie
  • 134, Buccaneer Drive, Winnie, Texas, 77665,
  • February 24, 2022
  • 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Memorial Service

Broussard’s Mortuary Winnie
  • 134, Buccaneer Drive, Winnie, Texas, 77665,
  • February 24, 2022
  • 2:00 pm


Broussard’s Crematorium
  • 5150, Stivers Dr, Beaumont, TX, 77705,

Comments (9)

    ella kramer says:

    omg joey luved your mom so much and your dad brought back memories especially when she came to the arb im so sorry for your loss..miss her dearly…hugs

    Jeanette & Roland Weekly says:

    Our Sincere Condolences to the Family of Miss Melba. Heaven gained a wonderful and beautiful Angel.

    Kimberly Wilkins says:

    RIP Melba you would be miss

    Fran Moyer says:

    Joyce, I am so sorry for your loss…my prayers are with you and your family…Fran”Jones”Moyer

    Diana Bass says:

    Rest in peace sweet Melba. Prayers for the family.

    Melva Neichoy Crump says:

    Rest In Peace sweet Melba. To the family you’re in my thoughts and prayers

    Cecil David & Doris Lee Matthews says:

    RIP Melba Leleux. Prayers out to all her entire family. Fly High Melba

    Martha Aucoin says:

    So very sorry for your loss. Prayers for all.

    Elaine Hunter says:

    To the Melba Williams family
    My heart is broken upon hearing the passing of Melba. She was such a sweet and good lady. I’ve known her for many years and have nothing but good memories of her. My prayers and thoughts are with you. Lifting everyone up in prayer for peace comfort and understanding that only God can give.

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