WILLIAMS, Etwinda Trapnell, of Richmond, passed away at her home on November 7, 2013. She was born in North Little Rock, Arkansas, but grew up in Glennville, Georgia, her mother's home town. There she enjoyed being part of a large circle of family and friends. They gathered every Sunday after church for dinner at her grandmother's house. She attended Mary Washington College and the University of Georgia. She met her husband during World War II while she was working at a bank on base at Fort Stewart, Georgia. Their first date was a New Year's Eve dinner and dance at the Officer's Club. They married after World War II ended and for fifty-four years were apart for an extended period of time only while he was on active duty in Korea. Their favorite place was the Georgia coast.
Twinda's parents, Woodfin Grady Trapnell and Ola Beasley Trapnell Campion, preceded her in death, as did her husband, William Critington Williams, Jr. She is survived by her daughter, Barbara Ann Williams, and her husband, Steven C. McCallum. Although she moved to Florida after college, and later lived in South Carolina, Indiana, Texas, Arizona, Alabama and Virginia due to her husband's military assignments and work with Reynolds Metals Company, she proudly called Georgia home. Over the years, she was active in church, school and community affairs. She was a beloved daughter, wife and mother, and will be greatly missed by those she loved.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Huguenot Chapel of Woody Funeral Home, 1020 Huguenot Road. A private funeral service will be held in Georgia. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the
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