RALEIGH, N.C. — Linda Carol DeVane Williams, 62, died Saturday, April 7, 2012 at her home in Raleigh, NC.
A native of Gainesville, FL, Linda spent her childhood and young adulthood in Johnson City, TN.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Charles E. and Orien K. DeVane.
Linda graduated from Science Hill High School in 1968. She was also a graduate of the University of Delaware. She was employed as a copywriter for WQUT-WJCW, as assistant registrar at the Hunter Art Museum in Chattanooga, as registrar for the Erie Art Museum in Erie, PA, and as assistant director for the Delaware center for Independent Living. She was chairman of the Board of the Wake Co. Center for Independent Living and an active participant on the Mayor’s Committee for Person’s with Disabilities. She was a loyal democrat, a community activist, a devout Peyton Manning fan and a life long animal lover.
She is survived by her husband of 38 years, Michael Williams, of Raleigh, NC, her brother, Robert DeVane and wife Cindy, her sister, Susan DeVane Carle and husband Terry, all of Johnson City, her nephews, Christopher Carle, David Carle, John Perry and Judy Perry, her special friends and caregivers, Jay and Mia and her dog Buddy.
Condolence calls may be made at the home of her brother, or sister. Memorials may be sent to your local animal shelter.
A Memorial service for Linda Williams will be conducted at 2:00 PM, Saturday, April 14, 2012, in Sunset Room at Tetrick Funeral and Cremation Services, Johnson City.
Online condolences may be shared through www.TetrickFuneralHome.com.
Tetrick Funeral and Cremation Services, 3001 Peoples Street, Johnson City, TN 37604 (423) 610-7171 is serving the Williams family.