Linda Marie Williams

May 12, 1949 ‒ May 07, 2017

Bellville, Ohio

BELLVILLE: Linda Marie Williams, 67, of Bellville passed away Sunday May 7, 2017 in Liberty Nursing Center of Mansfield following an extended illness.

The daughter of John and Eileen (Spiess) Henry Linda was born May 12, 1949.

For nearly 30 years, Linda worked as a bus driver for Clear Fork Schools where she retired.  She enjoyed dancing.  Tender hearted Linda had a soft spot for animals.

She is survived by her husband Les Williams of Bellville; sons James Townsend of Mansfield and John Townsend of Butler; step daughters Tracie Williams of Mansfield and Kim (Greg) Lifer of Butler; granddaughter Jessica Townsend and great grandchildren James and Addelynn; step grandchildren Shad Creamer, and James and Annabelle Lifer; sister Barb (Danny) Anderson of North Carolina; uncle Harold Henry of Shelby; sisters-in-law Mary (Bob) Layfield and Patricia Dion all of Bellville; numerous nieces, nephews and extended family.

Along with her parents she was preceded in death by an infant brother, Terry Henry.

Her family will receive friends Wednesday, May 10, 2017 from 11am-1pm in the Bellville Snyder Funeral Home.  Graveside services will immediately follow in Bellville Cemetery.  Pastor Laura White will officiate.

Memorial contributions to the Richland County Humane Society may be made through the funeral home.

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  • Wishing you and your families strength and peace. You’re in our thoughts and prayers.

  • Take joy in the fact that Linda is no longer suffering. You are all in my thouhts.

  • Dear Les, and family. I am so sorry to hear about Linda. It is hard. My prayers and hugs for you and the family. Have kept up with you and Linda with other bus drivers. Take care and prayers will continue. Lots of love and hugs to everyone.

  • Just wanted to let you know how much I loved Linda the bus driver and the person! She was always in a great mood and always greeted me with a smile. Even as an adult I would run into her at subway and we would talk about the old days. I am so sorry for your loss. The Valley lost a good one!

  • Our family was saddened at the news of your loss. The road you walked together with Linda had to be a difficult one at times, but it is our prayer that you and your family may celebrate the earthly joys you shared and look forward to the heavenly ones to come.
    The Tom Carroll Family

  • Les, Tracie,Kim, and families, so sorry to hear about Linda. Your in our thoughts and prayers,she will be greatly missed.

  • My God wrap his arms around you all and help you find peace! My sincere condolences!

  • Les and family, I am so sorry for your loss. Know that my thoughts are with you and you find comfort in memories. Joetta Goodman

  • Lets and family, I am so sorry to hear about Linda. I enjoyed working with her when I drove bus. Praying for you and your family in this difficult time..

  • Les I’m sorry for your loss,keeping you and your family in my prayers