Kathryn Beatty Potts Williams, 86, died Sept. 7



Kathryn Beatty Potts Williams, age 86, died on Saturday, September 7, 2013. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, September 11, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. at Roswell Presbyterian Church, 755 Mimosa Blvd., Roswell, GA with Rev. Ken May and Rev. Dr. Bill Nisbet officiating. Interment will be at the Peavine Baptist Church Cemetery, in Rock Spring, GA on Saturday, September 14, 2013 at 11 a.m. The family will receive friends at Roswell Presbyterian Church on Tuesday from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Kathryn was born on May 31, 1927 in Peavine, which is located in NW Georgia. Kathryn received her associates degree from the University of West Georgia then entered the University of Georgia where she received her bachelors degree. She met Garland “Bulldog” Williams, while he was playing football at UGA, and they subsequently married. Kathryn and her family lived in various locations around the south, as “Bulldog” had various teaching and coaching jobs including Druid Hills H.S., Westminster H.S., Dalton H.S., Gaffney H.S. in SC, Russell H.S., and Stetson University in Deland, FL. Kathryn was a resident of Alpharetta for 45 years, and resided in downtown Alpharetta. Kathryn was the longest serving member of the Design Review Board for the City of Alpharetta, having served 15 years. Kathryn was also a long-standing member of the Alpharetta Woman’s Club, and the Alpharetta Historical Society, serving in many capacities in each. After being a homemaker for over 30 years, Kathryn became the Broker of Carroll Realty in the early 1980’s. Kathryn was involved in many significant real estate transactions that helped shape the City of Alpharetta, and was well respected throughout North Fulton. She was preceded in death by her husband, Garland “Bulldog” Williams; daughter, Linda Williams; parents, Kate and Hector Potts; and brothers, William Potts and Robert Potts. She is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law, David and Eleanor Williams, Hickory Flat, GA; Alan and Betsy Williams, Marietta, GA and Wesley and Julie Williams, Alpharetta, GA; granddaughters, Lisa Bieger, Caroline Williams and Colleen Williams; grandsons, Ben Williams, Mitchell Williams and Zach Williams; great grandson, Evan Bieger; great granddaughter, Ashley Bieger; sister and brother-in-law, Amy Potts Williams and Bill Williams, Crescent Beach, FL; and sisters-in-law, Martha Jo Potts and Doris Potts. To express condolences, please sign our online guest book at www.FlaniganFuneralHome.com. Arrangements by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Buford, GA, 770-932-1133.

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