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Devin KyRee Williams

November 10, 1992 ~ April 4, 2018 (age 25)

Born on November 10, 1992 to Debbie Edwards of Knoxville, TN and Larry Williams of Chicago, IL, Devin Kyree Williams, 25, made his transition on April 4, 2018, surrounded by his loving family. Devin graduated Fulton High School, Class of 2011, where he played football and ran track. He also attended Miles College in Birmingham, Alabama. Devin was a loving and caring son, brother, grandson, nephew, cousin and friend. 
Devin accepted Christ at an early age, he was baptized and became a member of Tabernacle Baptist Church. Devin was a young man of courage, grace and peace, his will to persevere has uplifted many and comfort others.

Preceded in death by grandfather Johnnie Edwards Jr. Great Grandmother Mary Williams and Great Aunt Barbara Nero.

He leaves to cherish his loving and precious memories; devoted mother Debbie Edwards, devoted father Larry Williams (Felicia Thomas) whom both loved him unconditionally, loving brother Domonique Williams, grandparents; Jean (Gary) Chandler and Saundra Edwards of Knoxville, TN, Marion Williams, (James Preacely) and Larry Stevens of Chicago, IL., great grandmothers, Mildred Gibbs of Clinton, LA., Ida Mae Edwards of Knoxville, TN. Aunts: Johneshia and Robin Edwards of Knoxville, TN, Carolyn Nicholson, Tarina Williams of Chicago, IL, Chanda Williams of Zachary, LA, aunt in heart, Mia Nevels and great aunt and uncle Darlene and Rickey Harvest of Chicago. Uncles: Jackson Williams of Chicago, IL; Gary Chandler Jr of Knoxville, TN and Kevin (Collese) Davis of Theodore, AL. Devoted cousins; Trinity Nicholson of Chicago, IL, Caleah and Clarence Smith, Arianna Holloway, Kobe Wilson, Chantelle Edwards, Ronnie and Rickey Davis of Slaughter, LA, Christopher White of Houston, TX, Michael Lee, Breonte and Jacqueline Venson, Skylar Booker, Kevin and Kelcea Davis Jr., Theodore, AL. Devoted friends, Brandon Taylor, Brian Deathridge, Jaron Brown, Bart Satterfield, Janaisha Bradley, Angela Statterfield and family, and host of other relatives and friends too numerous to mention. 

Monday, April 9, the family will receive friends from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. with service to follow at Tabernacle Baptist Church, 2137 Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue, Pastor Christopher R. Battle, Sr. officiating. Interment will immediately follow at Highland Memorial Cemetery, Sutherland Avenue, where a white dove release will conclude the service. Flowers may be delivered to the church the morning of the service. Professional arrangements entrusted to Patton Funeral Home, Brian L. Buckmon, LFD 1-800-824-8283 or

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