Linda L. Williams, after a courageous two-year battle with cancer, died at 7 a.m. on Thursday, March 2, 2000, in St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center, South Bend. She was 51 years old.
Linda has been a resident of Plymouth, since 1985, coming from South Bend. She lived at 11732 4A Road.
She was born in South Bend, the daughter of George Oscar, Sr., and Betty Jane Chamberlain Quick on November 5, 1948.
On September 29, 1985, Linda and John F. Williams were married in South Bend.
She was a homemaker and was also employed for 12 years at the Blue Lantern and 3 years at the Royal Cafe, both in Mishawaka.
An active, vibrant woman she enjoyed golf. A good bowler, she participated in the Mixed Bowling League in Bremen. Picture and crossword puzzles were a favorite pastime.
Linda is survived by her husband, John and by four sons and a daughter. Her sons are: Jeffrey D. and Kelly Ruth and John M. and Sheila Ruth, all of Elkhart, Brent Williams and John Fred II and Tracey Williams, all of Plymouth. Her daughter, Jonna S. and Ben McCarty of Dallas, Texas, also survive.
Eleven grandchildren survive as well. They are: Nathan R., DeLeslie A., Cassidy N., Dianna R., and Michael S. Ruth, all of Elkhart, Ind. Aaron, Jamie and Dillon McCarty, all of Dallas, Texas and Jonathon, Jordan and Jacob Williams, all of Plymouth, Ind.
Victoria Williams, Linda’s mother-in-law survives together with four sisters and six brothers. Her sisters are: Ruthanne and Michael Brown, South Bend, Ind., Nancy and Howard Koscher, Punte Gorde, Fla., Kathleen Bird, Mishawaka, Ind., and Amy Radics, Winchester, Tenn.
Her surviving brothers are: George and Joseph Quick, both of South Bend, David and Karen Quick, Osceola, Ind., James and Judith Quick, Niles, Mich., Paul and Debbie Quick, Charlotte, N.C., and Peter Quick, Elkhart, Ind.
Twenty-three nieces and nephews and eighteen great-nieces and nephews survive as well.
Linda was preceded in death by her parents, a son, Christopher, a brother, Barry, two nephews and one niece.
Friends may visit with the family on Saturday, March 4, 2000, from 3 to 8 p.m. in the Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, 1100 N. Michigan St., Plymouth.
The funeral service, conducted by the Rev. Paul Salyer, pastor will be in the funeral home on Sunday, March 5, 2000, at 11 a.m.
Burial will be in New Oakhill Cemetery, Plymouth.
Memorial gifts in Linda’s memory may be made to the American Cancer Research Fund.
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