Gertrude Mae Williams

Gertrude Mae Williams, 88, of Destin Florida, passed away November 3, 2010. She was born May 27, 1922 in Little Rock to the late Richard Joseph Sherry and Gertrude O. Loyd Sherry. Mrs. Williams is also preceded in death by her loving husband of over 50 years, Kenneth R. Williams and a daughter Barbara Dean Gay. Trudy was a world traveler who taught classes in genealogy as well as doing her own family research and loved arts and crafts of all sorts. She was a floral designer for many years. She was active and served on the Board of Garland County Council on Aging, Past President of Destin Florida Senior Organization and President of her Destin Florida Home Owners Association. After Hurricane Opal hit Destin Trudy helped feed the displaced residents and emergency restorative workers. She was a member of Pulaski Heights Methodist Church and a member of The Order of The Eastern Star Chapter 389. She is survived by her son Tommy R. Williams and his wife Linda of Destin, Fla., five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be 2 p.m., Monday, November 8, 2010 at Griffin Leggett Healey Roth Funeral Home, 5800 W. 12th St., Little Rock, Ark. 501-661-9111 with interment to follow in Oakland Cemetery. Dr. Lynn Lindsey will officiate. Please sign her online guestbook at

Published November 5, 2010

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