Linda Kay (Cherry) Williams, 1942-2020


Linda Kay (Cherry) Williams, 77, of Duncanville passed away on May 20, 2020. She was born a beautiful blonde curly headed baby on Sept. 1, 1942 to Ovalee and Martin Cherry.

Linda graduated from Central High School as the salutatorian of her class and began a career with Southwestern Bell Telephone (ATT) almost immediately until she retired as a second line manager in the early ’90s. She was active in Telecom Pioneers as well.  As a member of the Baptist Church since an early age she remained true to her faith and beliefs throughout her life. She married Carl Williams and they had a long, loving relationship. Linda was very much loved by all her aunts, uncles and grandparents.

Survivors include her daughter, Debbie Collins and spouse GW; grandson, Christopher Collins; sister, Loretta Cherry; as well as numerous cousins and friends. Go with God Linda, we love you!

A visitation was held on Tuesday, May 26 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Jaynes Memorial Chapel in Duncanville. Graveside services were held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, May 27 at Roselawn Memorial Gardens in Mineola.