LaDonna Scharlene (Settles) Williams, 82, of Cumberland, passed away May 25, 2016, at her home with her family by her side.
She was born March 7, 1934, in Shelby County to Charles L. Settles and Hilda Marie (Harvey) Settles. She later met and married Clancy (“Buck”) Williams Jr., and had been happily married for several years before his passing in 2005.
LaDonna graduated from Clayton High School in Clayton, Indiana in 1952. After completing her education, she later went to work for Indiana Bell, the National Drive-In theatre, and was co-owner of Williams Union 76 with her husband, Buck. She enjoyed cooking and cherished the time she spent caring for her family.
LaDonna is survived by her daughter, Joni (Melvin) Curtis; daughter, Tina Waymire; son, Clancy (Tina Marie) Williams III; her siblings, Donald, Joseph, Linda, Carolyn Sue and Keith; grandchildren, Misty (Shawn) Williams, Allyson (Jeff) Sholl, Adam Curtis, Jennifer (Sean) Snyder, Rusty (Dawn) Williams IV, Becky Waymire, Eric (Alysha) Curtis, Brandi Williams, Bryan (Sarah) Milligan, Brandon (Lauren) Milligan, Sean Williams, Brandon Phillips and Corey Davis; as well as 21 great-grandchildren with one on the way.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents, as well as eight siblings, Maxine, Charles, Earl, Paul, Richard, Calvin, Carl and Steven.
Visitation for LaDonna will be Tuesday, May 31 from 4 to 8 p.m. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 1 at Hendryx Mortuary — Cumberland Chapel, 11636 E. Washington St., Indianapolis, IN 46229. Burial will follow at St. John Cemetery in Indianapolis.
Arrangements are being handled by Hendryx Mortuaries. Online condolences may be directed to hendryxmortuaries.com or the Hendryx Mortuaries Facebook page.