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“Our hearts go out to the entire family and everyone that ever knew Marshall. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. ”
1 of 36 | Posted by: Johnny & Rachel Fowler

“I just learned of Marshall's death and rejoice that he is in Heaven with his father, though his loss is mourned by so many who loved and respected...Read More »
2 of 36 | Posted by: Lynn Fields

“My love and prayers go out to you Donna and family. My prayer is that great memories and love for one another can replace the pain that is in your...Read More »
3 of 36 | Posted by: Ki Bolt

“When I was ten Marshall married my sister Ann. They had 3 children, Michelle,Doug, and Mickal. I have alway's looked up to Marshall as a brother. He...Read More »
4 of 36 | Posted by: Kim Bolt

“In the mid 1970's, myself and another Baytown Police officer were attempting to arrest an individual and were surrounded by a crowd of hecklers that...Read More »
5 of 36 | Posted by: Jimmy Burton

“Mrs. Williams, I don't know if you remember me but I had you as a teacher at Sterling! I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your Husband. You and...Read More »
6 of 36 | Posted by: Keely Himsel

“Marshall: You were an amazing person, boss, friend and influence. I learned so much from you about so many things. Your strength, compassion and...Read More »
7 of 36 | Posted by: Laci

“My dear sweet brother, I don't know how I will ever fill the void in my life without you. No one could have asked for a more wonderful brother. I...Read More »
8 of 36 | Posted by: Faye

“Donna, I'm so very sorry for your loss. Besides meeting him at a couple of faculty events, I consulted with Marshall once and in addition to giving...Read More »
9 of 36 | Posted by: Sharon Harp

“A great man, very kind. Rest in Peace ”
10 of 36 | Posted by: Mary Hatcher

“Love is not an easy feeling to put into words. Nor is loyalty, or trust or joy. Marshall was all of these. He loved life completely and lived it...Read More »
11 of 36 | Posted by: Rick Johnson

“Donna and family, I am so sorry for your loss. Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers during this time. Marshall is a great man and...Read More »
12 of 36 | Posted by: Patti Calma

“Michelle,Kody and Kay, I'm truly sorry to hear of your loss. I have prayed that God gives you strength, comfort and peace. ”
13 of 36 | Posted by: Sandy

“My Dear Marshall: I am remembering the words we shared in the past few weeks. You taught me that nothing is permanent and you would either see me on...Read More »
14 of 36 | Posted by: Kerri Hollomon

“Marshall, I will miss you so much! I loved working with you and hearing all the loving and funny stories you would tell. You are so wise and I...Read More »
15 of 36 | Posted by: Lori Hoops

“Donna, Though I never met your husband, I know that he was loved by you. By prayer and thoughts are with you Michele (Hogg Middle School) ”
16 of 36 | Posted by: michele williams

“Rest in Peace Marshall. My prayers are with the Marshall family. You always impressed me becoming an attorney while working a full time job. ”
17 of 36 | Posted by: Keith Rowe

“I was so sadden to hear of Marshall's passing. I know he was a fighter to the end. My heart goes out to the family and I pray for God's strength,...Read More »
18 of 36 | Posted by: Tammie Dubois

“Our condolences go to Marshall's family and especially Donna and the children. Marshall could be compared to the Energizer Bunny, he took a licking...Read More »
19 of 36 | Posted by: Cynthia Smith

“Marshall's memory and generosiy will live on forever in all those who had the privilege to know him. He truly was an extraordinay man and a father...Read More »
20 of 36 | Posted by: Amy Reynolds

“Marshall words cannot express how greatful me and my mother are for the way your office handled her disability, expecting nothing in return. ...Read More »
21 of 36 | Posted by: Dawn Steffler

“As life has a way of happening, we went our separate ways a long time ago. My memories are of all the cousins playing and having a wonderful time...Read More »
22 of 36 | Posted by: Linda Redmond Booker

“MARSHALL,I will remember that smile!When I get to heaven I'll follow the path all the animals take & know I will see you surrounded by love!We can...Read More »
23 of 36 | Posted by: Jimmie Atkinson

“Asl ife has a way of happening, we went our separate ways a long time ago. My memories are of all the cousins playing and and having a wonderful...Read More »
24 of 36 | Posted by: Linda Redmond Booker

“Marshall is my grandfather, this man has had a big impact on me and my brother he was a father figure to us. I have had some great memories with him,...Read More »
25 of 36 | Posted by: Kay Cochran

“Donna, Words can not express how hard it is to loose a loving husband. I can only say time will help. He was such a fine person. We all will miss him...Read More »
26 of 36 | Posted by: Sue Schmadl

“Marshall: I am so sorry I didnt got to the hospital last SundayI had NO idea. You and I have been friends for the last TEN years and then come to...Read More »
27 of 36 | Posted by: Kathy Cochran

“The People have lost a true champion. For decades, Marshall Williams has used his remarkable talent and ability as a lawyer to champion the causes...Read More »
28 of 36 | Posted by: Tom Niederhofer

“And he will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things...Read More »
29 of 36 | Posted by: Jess

“Marshall was SO loved by so many. We will probably see on here a few times just how generous and loving he was. Also, how he was a father figure to...Read More »
30 of 36 | Posted by: Jess

“Marshall was such a great man. I will always feel honored to have been able to work in his firm. He hired me at nineteen years old and taught me...Read More »
31 of 36 | Posted by: Brandi Lanphier Contreras

“Marshall- You lived a full life and touched many. You are adored by those close to you. And you will be missed. It was a great pleasure and honor...Read More »
32 of 36 | Posted by: Tracy A. Hanes

“Marshal (pop), I met you in 1985, you have became not only a friend but a father figure. I love you Marshal and will truly miss you. I will see you...Read More »
33 of 36 | Posted by: Tim Menard

“John 11:26 (My Mentor, True Friend!) And whosoever liveth and believeth in me shall never die. Believest thou this? YES-! I believe and I wont say...Read More »
34 of 36 | Posted by: Rick Johnson

“Marshall, You've been a part of my life for neary twentyeight years. This is going to leave such a void. A good man is going to be missed so much by...Read More »
35 of 36 | Posted by: May

“I met Marshall while I worked as a Vocational Expert for Social Security Admin., and I found him to be an upstanding Attorney. He was extremely very...Read More »
36 of 36 | Posted by: cheryl swisher - Houston, TX


Marshall Douglas Williams, 67, of Houston, passed away at The Methodist Hospital in Houston on Saturday, May 8, 2010, surrounded by family and friends and diligently attended by the C. C. U. staff. He was born December 7, 1942, in Mobile, Alabama, to Marshall David Williams and Sabra Elizabeth Wiggins Williams. He was a college graduate with both a bachelor's degree and a law degree. He proudly served his country in the United States Army and later was a Lieutenant in the Baytown Police Department, a fireman, and an attorney-at-law. He was a member of the Goose Creek Masonic Lodge 1192 and Houston Shriners and was a former Worshipful Master. Besides loving his family and pets, he enjoyed working, camping and traveling. A very spiritual man, Mr. Williams will be remembered as a wonderful husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, brother-in-law, son-in-law and uncle.

Preceded in death by his parents and father-in-law, Roy Holloway, Mr. Williams is survived by his wife of thirty-one years, Donna Williams, of Houston; sons, Doug Williams, Jr. and wife, Susan, of Baytown and Mikal Williams, of Kemah; daughters, Michelle Cochran, of Kemah and Andrea Mazzetti, of Baytown; grandchildren, Kody Cochran, Kay Cochran, and Mikal Williams II; great grandchild, Hayden Cochran; brothers, Rusty Williams and wife, Sherry, and Pete Williams and wife, Lynda; sisters, Diane Hart and husband, Thomas, Faye Alexander and husband, Jerry and Peggy Ramsey and husband, Blake; mother-in-law, Patsy Holloway and brother-in-law, Jimmy Holloway; numerous nieces, nephews, and many other loving friends and family members who will miss him.

The family will receive friends at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 12, 2010, at Crespo & Jirrels Funeral Home. A memorial service will follow at 6 p.m. in the Chapel of Crespo & Jirrels, with Rev. Carol Turner officiating. For those desiring, memorial donations may be made to Black Beauty Ranch in Murchison, Texas, www.blackbeautyranch.org

Arrangements have been entrusted to Crespo & Jirrels Funeral and Cremation Services, 6123 Garth Road, Baytown 77521, 281.839.0700.