• "What a beautiful laugh Linda had, it was a contagious..."
    - Nancy and Ed "Byron" Carroll
  • "I'm glad that your youngest grandchild knew her "grandma."..."
    - Dena & London Colburn / williams
  • "Aunt Linda You will be greatly missed. I have many fond..."
    - Carrie Scalo
  • "I send my sympathy to all of Linda's children,..."
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WILLIAMS, Linda-Lee Linda-Lee (Byron) Williams, 68, passed peacefully on March 8, 2014 in Kennesaw, Georgia. Born in Bridgeport, Connecticut to the late LeRoy and Elaine (Oviatt) Byron, Linda was raised in Monroe where she graduated from Masuk High School. She earned a B.B.A from Sacred Heart University and later a B.A. in English from Kennesaw State University. In 1965, Linda married the late Frank "Butch" Gantek, and they were blessed with two sons. In 1979, Linda married Edward "Ned" C. Williams, and they were blessed with three children. Linda is survived by her son Christopher Gantek and his wife, Robin; son Eric Gantek and his wife, Kelly; son Edward Daniel Williams; daughter Courtney Williams; daughter Lindsay (Williams) Weaver and her husband Brett; grandchildren Grayson, Cameron, Kiersten, Kyle, and Amanda Gantek and London Williams; brother, Roy Byron, his wife, Brigitta, and their children; and former husband and close friend, Ned Williams. Linda also leaves her beloved pets, Casey and Kitty. In addition to being a devoted mother and grandmother, Linda had a passion for literature and teaching. She also loved baking, cooking, crafting, quilting, sewing and gardening. Linda's favorite place on earth was on the beach or anywhere with her children and grandchildren. A celebration of Linda's life is planned for Sunday, March 16, 2014 at 1 pm at Cedar Plantation, 4610 Northside Drive in Acworth, GA. Flowers may be coordinated with Flowers West of Acworth or sent to Cedar Plantation. Or in lieu of flowers, please donate blood in Linda's honor, a cause close to her heart. Winkenhofer Pine Ridge Funeral Home, Kennesaw, GA. 770-422-7299.


Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Mar. 13, 2014
Linda Lee Williams
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