CHERIE WILLIAMS

CRAFTSBURY – Cherie Williams, 84 years old, passed away peacefully at her home in Craftsbury on Sunday, Feb. 21. Cherie was born and raised on the Young farmstead by her loving grandparents Josephine and Fred Young and her mother, Irene Smith. She attended Craftsbury Academy and became active in sports, becoming a star basketball player earning awards for her prowess on the court.

On November 17, 1954, Cherie married Edmund T. Williams, her high school sweetheart, and settled in Craftsbury to raise her family. Cherie and Ed were together for 66 years and the proud parents of two lovely daughters, Gail and Lori.

Cherie enjoyed spending time with family and friends and reveled in the simple pleasures of country drives and family gatherings. She was an avid reader of books and celebrity magazines and enjoyed the antics of all God’s creatures at her many backyard bird feeders.

Cherie is survived by her husband Ed, daughters Lori Williams and Gail Williams and her husband Tom Boyle, her brother Mike Smith and his wife Debbie, her sister-in-law Nancy Smith, and close friend Susie Courchaine. She was predeceased by her brother, Sam Smith.

Services will be held at the convenience of the family. On-line condolences at curtis-britch.com. Arrangements are entrusted to the care of Curtis-Britch-Davis & Bouffard Funeral Home, Craftsbury Common.