Linda Williams, Mother of Kimberly Williams-Paisley, Has Died

Linda Williams died following a long bout with dementia. She was 73.

— -- Linda Payne Williams, mother of actresses Kimberly Williams-Paisley and Ashley Williams, has died.

Williams-Paisley confirmed the news on her social media channels.

Williams, who died on Wednesday following a long bout with dementia, was 73 years old.

"I will remember you this way, Mom. Rest in love and peace," Williams-Paisley captioned an older photo of her. "Linda Williams: June 22nd, 1943-November 16, 2016 #endalz"

Williams is survived by her husband, sister, three children, and five grandchildren. Her family has asked that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the Alzheimer’s Association or the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research.