YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Ms. Monique Lavette Williams, 53 of Youngstown, departed this life on Wednesday, December 8, 2021 at St. Elizabeth Healthcare Center Youngstown Campus.

Ms Williams was born November 8, 1968 in Youngstown, a daughter of Willie and Belinda M. Cox Oliver, Sr.

Monique married the late Julius Williams, Sr. in 1985.

She was a 1987 graduate of The Rayen High School. She also attended Choffin Career Center for nursing.

She was a member of Metropolitan Missionary Baptist Church.

She was a loving mother and grandmother. She loved being around family and friends. Monique enjoyed cooking, shopping, gardening, listening to music, bowling, playing cards and telling her grandkids stories. Monique also loved her job.


Monique leaves to cherish her memories, two daughters Janay and Teara Williams, of Youngstown; a son, Julius Williams, Jr. of Youngstown; her father, Willie Oliver, Sr.; two brothers, Derrick (Alana) Oliver of Youngstown and Willie Oliver, Jr. of Youngstown; two grandchildren, Ja’Niyah and Jerry Glenn, of Youngstown; two stepchildren, Tearell and Antoinette Stinston; special friends, Willa L. Duck, Elizabeth Kunzer and Khalelah Robinson and a host of other family and friends. 

She was preceded in death by her husband, Julius Williams, Sr.; her mother; grandparents, Jessie Bell Wheeler and William and Margaret Cox and an uncle, Randy Cox.

Funeral will be Monday, December 20, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. at the Metropolitan Missionary Baptist church. Friends may call from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. prior to services. 

PLEASE FOLLOW DCD GUIDELINES (6 FOOT RULE) OF SOCIAL DISTANCING AND WEARING YOUR MASK OVER YOUR MOUTH AND NOSE WHEN ENTERING THE BUILDING. THANK YOU IN ADVANCE.

F. D. Mason Memorial Funeral Home was given the honor to serve the family during this time of bereavement.

A television tribute will air Friday, December 17 at the following approximate times: 6:43 a.m. on WYTV, 9:32 a.m. on WKBN, 10:58 a.m. on FOX and 8:12 p.m. on MyYTV.