Linda Ann Deviney Williams, 73, of Statesville, N.C., passed away on Wednesday, October 7, 2020, at her residence. Born in Wilkes County, N.C., she was the daughter of the late Edward Ray Deviney and Violet Enola Erickson Deviney.

Linda worked many years at InterCraft as a material handler.

On September 7, 1962, she married John W. “Juke” Williams, and they shared 54 years of marriage before his passing on April 10, 2016.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a great-grandson, Mason Cole Huss, and her brother, Clinton Lee Deviney Sr.

Linda will be cherished and remembered by her family as a devoted wife, loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt and friend. She leaves a great legacy, which will continue on in their hearts.

Those left to cherish her memory are her children, Kathy Billings (Ervin) of North Wilkesboro, and Tammy Clements (J.B.) and Donna Rummage (Colon), both of Statesville; five grandchildren, Daniel Ray Billings (Laura), Matthew Ervin Billings, Angie Huss (Troy), Adam Potts (Hannah) and Austin Wesley Rummage; and six great-grandchildren, Peyton Ray Billings, MaKenzie Jean Billings, Elijah James Potts, Remington Paige Huss, Dylan Carter Billings and Brooklyn Ann Potts. She is further survived by her siblings, Enola Nicholson, Raymond Deviney, Edwina Staley and Katheryn Williams.

Mrs. Williams will lie in state in the Chapel of Bunch-Johnson Funeral Home on Friday, October 9, 2020, from 12 to 2 p.m. During that time, the family will speak to friends. The funeral service will begin at 2 p.m. with Rev. Beau Mills officiating. Burial will follow at Oakwood Cemetery.

Donations may be made in Linda’s memory to: Hospice & Palliative Care of Iredell County, 2347 Simonton Road, Statesville, NC 28625 or to The Gideon’s International of Alexander County, P.O. Box 517, Taylorsville, NC 28631.

The family would like to express their gratitude and appreciation to the staff of Hospice & Palliative Care of Iredell County and Julia Barnette and Kristi Crouch for the exceptional love and care shown to Linda and their family.

Online condolences may be left for the family at Bunch-Johnson Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Williams family.