Cindy Marie Williams was born February 15, 1962 in Rockford, Illinois to Deacon Donnie and Annie Mae Foreman.
Cindy attended Harlem High School and while in high school, she participated in track and the Secretarial Club. She graduated from Harlem High School in 1980. She proceeded to further her education in Birmingham, Alabama in nursing school at Lawson State College where she earned her LPN license. She ultimately returned to Rockford where she earned her CNA license at Rock Valley College to complement her LPN.
She was employed at River Bluff Nursing Home for over 20 years. She also worked as a float nurse in the local hospitals and various nursing agencies to provide nursing home care to the elderly and young children.
Cindy was joined in holy Matrimony with Raymond Williams for 29 years, with a lifetime relationship of 46 years. To this union they shared four children and twelve grandchildren.
She enjoyed watching basketball, especially when her grandsons and daughter played. Cindy loved singing, sewing and dancing. However, one of her biggest joys was shopping for purses and pens and she became a passionate collector of the two. Cindy loved her grandchildren and took great pride in each and every one of them. She made sure to support her grandchildren in every way possible. Cindy was a very loving and free-hearted person and loved taking care of people. Truly one of kind, Cindy left a lasting impression on everyone who was fortunate enough to meet her.
Cindy Marie Williams departed this life on June 3, 2021. She was Preceded in death by her parents, Annie Mae and Deacon Donnie Foreman Sr.; one brother, Ernest Foreman; and one sister, Oper Jean Purifoy.
She leaves to cherish her memory: Raymond Lamar Williams, her beloved husband; children, Robert Lee Calhoun Jr., Renita Le'nae Barnett, Tiffany Chanel Williams and Raymond Lamar Harris; siblings, Lorrine ( Clifton) Sims, Archie ( Willie) Hughes, Ruby Foreman, Donnie Foreman Jr., Elijah (Denniece) Foreman, Queen ( James) McMiller, Mary Foreman, Joshua Foreman, Johnny ( Valleyun) Foreman, Vonda Foreman, Beverly Knox, Christine Barfield, Charles ( Denise) Williams, Alice (Clarence) Howard, Harry ( Patricia) Williams, Twelve grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews, cousins and friends.
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