Linda Kay Williams, 69, La Cygne, formerly of Allen County, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014.
She was born on July 1, 1945, the youngest child of 14 to Bertlum and Lois Ryan Stokes. She married Alvin Grizzle on May 23, 1962. To this union three children were born. The marriage ended in divorce in 1977. She later married George Williams on April 2, 1979, in Miami, Okla. She loved caring for her family. She enjoyed reading, soap operas, quilting and cross stitching.
Linda was preceded in death by six brothers, William, Allen, Harlen, Robert, Donald and James; two sisters, Virginia Andres and Mary Ann Stokes; and two babies she now holds in her eternal home. She is survived by her husband, George; a son, Gale Allen Grizzle and wife Jennifer; two daughters, Connie Sue Curnutte and husband Gary and Bonnie Kay LaFoe and husband Michael; three brothers, John, Bertlum Jr. and Charlie Stokes; two stepsons, John and David Williams; a stepdaughter, Sharon Phillips; and four grandchildren, Amanda, Kayla, Kyle and Adam.
Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, La Cygne Chapel. Burial will be in the LaHarpe Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the chapel. The family suggests contributions to Mercy Hospice or University of Kansas Cancer Institute. Online condolences can be left at www.schneiderfunerals.com.
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