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Obituaries Oct. 24 publication

Posted on Wednesday, October 23, 2013 at 4:47 pm

Thomas W. Durrette

Thomas Wyatt Durrette, 80, passed away peacefully at home Sunday, October 20, 2013.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert Sanford and Pearl R. Durrette of Varina; a brother, Robert Sanford Durrette Jr.; and his sisters, Edith D. Eberly, Betty D. Wagner, Charlotte D. Dillard and Ann D. Butler.

He is survived by his wife, Beulah M. Durrette; a brother, James R. Durrette Sr.; two sons, David (Amy) and Daniel (Relana); three granddaughters, Elise, Hannah and Rachel; one grandson, Wyatt; several nieces, nephews and cousins..

Tommy retired from Ford Motor Company and went to work for his brother, Jimmy, for several years. He was a great mechanic and outdoorsman.

Arrangements were made by Lacy Funeral Home, Rt. 522, Mineral.

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John C. Williams

John Charles Williams, 66, of Louisa, died Monday October 21, 2013, at the University of Virginia Hospital.

Born December 7, 1946 in Louisa, he was a son of the late George Feste Williams and Mary James.

Mr. Williams is survived by one brother, George Williams of Louisa; one sister, Elizabeth Coleman of Louisa; one niece, two nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.

In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by two brothers, Billy Williams, Charlie Williams; and one sister, Lillie Williams.

Funeral services, conducted by the Rev. Terry Jones, will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 26, at the Preddy Funeral Home Chapel in Gordonsville. Interment will be in First Baptist Church Cemetery, Louisa.

Arrangements are being made by Preddy Funeral Home, Gordonsville.