Williams, Buying Head for The Container Store, Passes
November 30, 2011,
COPPELL, Texas-Mona Williams, vice president of buying for The Container Store, has died. She was 54.
Williams joined the retailer in 1981. She held positions in visual sales and inventory control, and moved up the ladder to assistant buyer, buyer and senior merchandise director. She became vice president of buying in 2005.
Williams is survived by her husband, Marty, The Container Store's former distribution recruiting and training manager; her daughter, Megan; her son-in-law, Davor; her grandson, David; and her parents. Services are scheduled for Dec. 3 at the First United Methodist Church in Shreveport, La.
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