Stanley Miller Williams, April 8, 1930~January 1, 2015
Stanley Miller Williams, 84, of Fayetteville passed away on January 1, 2015 in Fayetteville due to Alzheimer’s complications. Born April 8, 1930, Williams, an internationally celebrated poet, authored more than 30 books and served as the second inaugural poet for President Clinton. As an educator, he inspired hundreds of young writers.
Williams is survived by his wife, Jordan; three children, Lucinda, Karyn and Robert.
A memorial service will be held in the spring.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the Miller Williams Poetry Series, University of Arkansas Press, McIlroy House 105 N. McIlroy Ave., Fayetteville, AR. 72701 or the Harrison/Whitehead Endowment Fayetteville Community Foundation, P.O. Box 997, Fayetteville, AR. 72702 are appreciated.
Cremation arrangements by Beard’s Funeral Chapel and Crematory of Fayetteville.
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