Linda Williams Knox, 77, of Clemmons, N.C., died Monday, November 2, 2020, at Forsyth Regional Medical Center. Born in Iredell County on December 18, 1942, she was a daughter of the late Richard Carter Williams and Ruth Virginia Elam Williams.

Linda was a very intense, energetic and enigmatic person. She was an outstanding athlete in her younger years, and she had an entrepreneurial spirit, having owned a restaurant, driven an 18-wheeler truck and was a real estate developer and general contractor.

In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by two sisters, Brenda Josey and Janet Williams.

Survivors include a son, Giles Knox (Christa); brothers, David Williams (Debbie) and Hiram Williams; a sister, Marie Steele; and grandsons, Sage and Ramsey Knox. Also surviving is her best friend and business partner, Judy Cherry.

Graveside services are scheduled for 11 a.m. on Friday, November 6, 2020, at Oakwood Cemetery. The family will greet friends from 10 until 10:45 a.m. at Nicholson Funeral Home in Statesville.

Condolences may be sent online to the family to Memorials may be given to the Humane Society of Iredell, 110 Robinson Road, Mooresville, N.C. 28117.

Nicholson Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements.

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