Nelsen Williamsburg

3785 Strawberry Plains Rd., Williamsburg, VA


Mary Carpenter Douglas

Passed away on 4 October , 2019

Mary Lee Carpenter Douglas went home to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, October 4, 2019, at the age of 97. Mary Douglas was preceded in death by her husband, William Albert Douglas, Sr.

Al Douglas and Mary operated The Pastry Shop, the local bakery located on Merchant’s Square for many years. Mary Douglas later worked at the Golden Horseshoe Club and the Colonial Williamsburg Information Center Bookstore. Mary was a member of Jamestown Presbyterian Church.

She is survived by her children and their (spouses), William Albert Douglas, Jr. (Marie), Mary Ann Proctor (Edward), Beverly Jo Douglas McClish (Charles), and David C. Douglas. She is also survived by her grandchildren and their spouses, Jeff Douglas, Jennifer Douglas McKeon (Danny), John Douglas (Paige), Wes Zuzma, Danny Evans, Beth Evans, Fern Douglas, Drew Douglas (Katie), Stephanie Douglas, and Josiah Douglas; and her nieces Linda Rathbun, Diane Blanton, and Shirley Tant.

A visitation will be held Thursday, October 10, 2019, from 12:00-1:00pm with a Chapel service following at Nelsen Funeral Home, 3785 Strawberry Plains Rd, Williamsburg. A graveside service will follow directly after at Williamsburg Memorial Park, 130 King William Dr, Williamsburg.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations to be given to Jamestown Presbyterian Church.


  • Visitation Thursday, 10 October , 2019
  • Service Thursday, 10 October , 2019


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Clarence Douglas

11 October 2019

I have very fond childhood memories of your Mother. Mary was always caring and attentive of us all growing up and loved by all. Take comfort knowing She is now with our Lord. Clarence Douglas


9 October 2019

Mary Ann Douglas Proctor, your mother will be missed by many. I will never forget stopping at the shop in the way to work at CW to get donuts with you. Those were special times for me. You and your family helped me through them. Sorry for your loss