Dorothy Virginia Williams, 88, of Scottsville and formerly of Warrenton, passed peacefully away at her home on Tuesday, June 13, 2017.
She was born October 17, 1928 in Warrenton, to the late Horace and Cora Canard.
After working for the government in Washington, D.C., she also retired from the Sears Roebuck and Walmart corporations. She loved her family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 63 years, Ned Franklin Williams; her brothers, Billy Canard and Bud Canard and her daughter-in-law, Sherilyn D. Williams.
Survivors include her son, Robert Franklin Williams of Nokesville; her daughter, Donna Marie Koontz and son-in-law, Lawson Marshall Koontz Sr. of Scottsville; her grandchildren: Tracy Lee Williams and George Fretwell of Chesapeake, Lawson “Bud” Marshall Koontz Jr. and wife Samantha of Scottsville, Melissa Marie Koontz of Scottsville and Cary Ann White of Sumner, Wash.; her nine great-grandchildren, Devon White and Shyanne White of Sumner, Wash., Caitlyn Williams, Rhiannon Leighan and Eli Fretwell of Virginia Beach, and Caleb Koontz, Logan Koontz, Lia Koontz and Skyler Koontz, of Scottsville; a great-great-grandchild, Grace White of Sumner, Wash.; her two sisters, Betty Walters and family of Bear, Del., and Geraldine Leach and family of Marshall. Mrs. Williams also leaves behind her dog, Copper, whom she called “Baby Boy,” many nieces, nephews and friends who loved her dearly and will miss her each and every day.
The family would like to give a special thank you to Mrs. Williams’ caregivers, Leslie Patterson and Sue Clements, for taking such wonderful care of her in her last years. She was a beautiful lady with a wonderful, sweet soul that would do anything for anyone. She always had a smile on her face and touched so many hearts. She truly will be missed by everyone who knew her.
The family will receive friends from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 20, at Moser Funeral Home in Warrenton. The memorial service will take place at 1 p.m. Thursday, June 22, at the funeral home. A committal service at Bright View Cemetery near Warrenton will follow.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice of the Piedmont