Linda O'Connell, 60
60, of Bayberry Rd., a hairdresser, died Thursday in Newport Hospital. She was the devoted wife of Timothy J. O'Connell.
Born in Cranston, a daughter of the late Bertram and A. Marie ( Danis) Williams, she had lived in Jamestown for most of her life.
She had been employed with Hair Patterns Plus.
Mrs. O'Connell was an active member of St. Mark Church, a member of The St. Mark Church Women's Club, and enjoyed painting.
She was the loving mother of Matthew J. O'Connell of Warwick, Deborah L. O'Connell of Myrtle Beach, S.C. and Eric T. O'Connell of Allston, Mass. She is survived by two brothers, Carl Williams of Portsmouth and Christopher Williams of New Hampshire; nine sisters, Claudia Williams and Susan Lyons of New Hampshire, Joan Darrell of Kentucky, Nancy and Jennifer Maloney of Warwick, Mary Ellen Battey of North Kingstown,
Catherine Gregory of North Kingstown, Tricia Weldy of Pennsylvania and Bobbie Jo Sortes of Massachusetts.
Burial was private.
Donations may be made to Vanderbilt Rehabilitation Center of Newport, 20 Powell Avenue, Newport, RI 02840.