A Go-Fund-Me page has been created for Makala's family and her memorial. She met Williams last October at a retreat for homeless girls. Please accept Echovita’s sincere condolences. Low around 50F. Thunderstorms in the morning, then variable clouds during the afternoon with still a chance of showers. Join Facebook to connect with Makala Williams and others you may know. Newberry said she feels as though she "got to know the real Kala, the Kala not clouded by darkness.". They say bullying lead to Ma’Kala’s death. You have permission to edit this article. View the profiles of people named Makala Williams. ", "She was a little bit scared," Newberry said. Funeral Services for Ma’kayla Young-Williams held October 5, 2019. Her family is demanding answers from school leaders about any history of bullying and whether the school took action and documented it. Elysian Fields parents say bullying drove their 11-year-old daughter to her death On Friday, students and faculty from Waskom, Marshall, Karnack and other surrounding school districts wore orange in Ma'kala's memory. That search warrant was used to examine a Kyocera-brand, Cricket-service cellphone that Williams' 35-year-old boyfriend told police she used. Sorry, there are no recent results for popular commented articles. The public viewing for 11-year-old Ma'Kala Williams will be Saturday at 11 a.m. Her body was found May 13 in an undeveloped forested area near West 14th Avenue and South Lindeke Street in Spokane. She was always there for everyone. Ma'Kala Young-Williams Obituary. And Ma’Kala had a megawatt smile, so bright, she could light up any room. Ma’Kala Young-Williams, 11, was smart, athletic and loved to sing. A 20-year-old woman found dead of what police say was significant trauma told a confidant days before she disappeared that she was worried and concerned for her safety. KTBS 3 Public File | KPXJ 21 Public File. Chance of rain 70%.. Overcast. She was just as tough as the boys on the football field. He hopes people can learn from the tragedy. click here for contact information. ", "This is hard. In an interview Friday with KHQ, Williams' father cried as he recalled happier times such as playing softball and running Bloomsday together. 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SHREVEPORT, La. Log into Facebook to start sharing and connecting with your friends, family, and people you know. Williams is being remembered throughout Harrison County. It is always difficult saying goodbye to someone we love and cherish. I don't want it to happen to anyone else's child, Williams said. Kala Williams got to know Erin Newberry through the Catalyst Project, an organization that helps homeless youth. Family members also identified it as her phone. © Copyright 2020, The Spokesman-Review | Community Guidelines | Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Copyright Policy, Her body was found May 13 in an undeveloped forested area. Williams said she was headed back to her boyfriend's house "to make amends, because she didn't want to be out on the street." The Spokane County Medical Examiner's Office has not yet released her cause of death, but a search warrant filed today said her body had "obvious significant trauma.". (KSLA) -Ma’Kala Young-Williams, 11, was smart, athletic and loved to sing. I want this to be a learning experience for everyone.". Newberry, the group's creative director, said she last saw Williams March 18 as she prepared to try to reconcile with her boyfriend. She was always a peacemaker. She was just as tough as the boys on the football field. "She was a little bit scared," Newberry said. Winds NE at 5 to 10 mph. Winds NNE at 5 to 10 mph. - Funeral arrangements for an Elysian Fields Middle School student, who died last week, have been set. Both will be at New Boggy Baptist Church in Bethany. Spokane police Detective Chet Gilmore obtained the phone from the man the day after Williams' body was discovered. "She was very beautiful, very smart. High 67F. Gilmore hopes the phone's internal memory will reveal phone numbers, call logs and possibly text messages that could assist him in finding Williams' killer. If you have Closed Captioning issues or have disabilities and have issues and require assistance accessing the KTBS or KPXJ Public File, The funeral will begin at noon. Makayla Young Williams death, obituary: Makayla Williams death cause. The man said he didn't know where she'd gotten the phone and that he believed it ran out of pre-paid minutes "shortly before she disappeared," police wrote.