Ma'Kala Young-Williams Obituary. And her mother said even after Ma’Kala’s death, other parents reportedly have told her that their children still are being bullied. (Data provided by Pacer's National Bullying Prevention Center. Family and friends must say goodbye to their beloved Ma'Kala Young-Williams (Shreveport, Louisiana), who passed away at the age of 11, on September 24, 2019. “If it wasn’t for her little voice making my big voice happen and the good Lord as well, so to the parents yes if you know there’s a problem there’s always someone who’s going to support you and to speak up,” Milissa Penn said. Partly cloudy with late night showers or thunderstorms. Low 57F. Don't knowingly lie about anyone “The bullying is out of control,” said her father, LaDarien Williams. Copyright © 2020 Echovita Inc. All rights reserved. SHREVEPORT, La. SHREVEPORT, La. Winds light and variable. Keep it Clean. Ma’Kala’s parents said they will fight for change to make stricter bullying laws. Please continue to pray for our family.”. 15 West Virginia past VCU in Sioux Falls, Heartwarming photo shows Lafayette police officer spending part of his shift helping homeless man, Texarkana DJ partners with radio station to give away turkeys to community for Thanksgiving, Mother of five graduates from Grambling State University, Virtual gatherings offer Thanksgiving connection, Mardi Gras parades canceled in Shreveport after city decides not to issue permits due to COVID-19, Saints looking for first win in Denver since 1994, Michael Jordan donates $2M from ‘The Last Dance’ proceeds to Feeding America, Shreveport Salvation Army serves hundreds of meals on Thanksgiving, Thanksgiving travelers try to reach destinations, miss virus, Second stimulus check: President-elect Biden’s thoughts on $1,200 payments, 3 men doing storm recovery work in Lake Charles arrested after woman’s body found in burning car, Thanksgiving Travel “Pouring Gasoline On The Fire”, ‘Home Alone’ display brings Christmas joy and nostalgia to east Austin neighborhood, Louisiana governor’s Phase Two decision prompts familiar arguments, Arkansas health leader says hospital staffing is ‘being stretched’ as COVID-19 cases soar in the state, 19 Thanksgiving foods that are not safe for your pets, Bird is the Word: Turkey Talk with local poultry farmer, Sitting for turkey? The outgoing sixth-grader at Elysian Fields Middle School in Texas had dreams of becoming an engineer. (11 years old). Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language. Lynn Conner Jr. and the Staff of Precious Memories Mortuary for taking care of our daughter! If you continue to use this site we will assume that you are happy with it. Winds light and variable. Her family is demanding answers from school leaders about any history of bullying and whether the school took action and documented it. Especially from Ma’Kala’s friend Lauryn who spoke out about being recently bullied in school and felt she did not have help from her teachers. They say bullying lead to Ma’Kala’s death. Join Facebook to connect with Makala Williams and others you may know. Parents say bullying drove their 11-year-old daughter to her death, NELA nurse sacrifices life to save patient in house fire, Monroe/West Monroe store hours for Thanksgiving and Black Friday, Louisiana moving back to revised Phase 2, new restrictions to be enacted, 2020 Thanksgiving Hours for Restaurants in the Monroe/West Monroe Area, Monroe sanitation department employees thankful to be moved to full-time, Nov. 25: Louisiana COVID-19 hospitalizations continue to rise. Retraction, Correction & Apology: Wrong Image – Kehinde E. Imoleyo, Alichia Adams: Last moments of Alichia Adams, Mimie Moana, Ginimbi before accident, Moana Ginimbi death: Mimie Moana in club celebrating birthday before accident with Ginimbi, Lekki EndSARS shooting eyewitness DJ Switch finally speaks – What happened at scene, Dj Switch ENDSARS videos: Watch the live video heroic Dj Switch shared tonight, #EndSars: Lekki toll gate, Link Bridge on fire (Video). person will not be tolerated. “What are we going to do to make sure this never happens again because this is completely preventable,” said another parent.