Kaitlyn N. Williams
Kaitlyn Williams was born in Charlotte, NC in 1993. Her family moved to Tulsa, OK when she was a child and she graduated high school in 2012. During high school she attended Tulsa Technology Center and was on the president’s honor roll each semester. She began her studies in Biology and worked her way towards a Nursing degree. Unfortunately, Kate had a number of friends pass away from tragedies in high school and this opened her eyes to the funeral industry. She turned her studies to funeral services and successfully graduated with her Bachelor’s degree at the University of Central Oklahoma in 2016. She was a member of the Sigma Phi Sigma sorority for and was a part of the UCO Alumni. She has interned and worked with different funeral homes within the United States and is a seasoned funeral director.
After college, Kate moved to Texas to be with her fiancé while he was completing his degree in aviation. She became a licensed funeral director/embalmer in Texas and worked at a high-volume mortuary that served 126 funeral homes within the state. A year later, she moved to Virginia to start her new lifelong career. She rescued two kittens named Delilah and Ozzy whom now have a wonderful life being spoiled. Kate is passionate about being a young, female, millennial funeral director in the changing industry. Her hobbies outside of work include reading novels, crocheting blankets, playing video games, cooking unique new meals and spending time with her family. She is also planning her wedding for next year, September 5, 2020 to her significant other, Brent Collins. They have happily been together for 5 years and just purchased their first house in Virginia Beach.
“My Mom is my best friend,” she says. “I call her every day. When a family comes into the funeral home, I treat them as my own family. I take pride in serving families who experience a loss and are looking for ways to celebrate their loved one.” Kate is also a Certified Celebrant, Certified Crematory Operator, and enjoys writing about her career. She is a bubbly, youthful, old soul who is always there to help you in anyway possible. She believes that life is something to celebrate and memorialize.