OBITUARY

Etwinda Trapnell Williams

April 22, 1918November 7, 2013
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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 American Cancer Society (www.cancer.org). Online condolences to WoodyFuneralHome.com.

Services

  • Visitation Tuesday, November 12, 2013
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Mary Martelino

November 27, 2013

Barbara, I am very sorry for the loss of your mother. Please accept my deepest sympathies.

Robert McFarland

November 14, 2013

Barbara- my deepest condolences on the passing of your mother. May your family, friends and cherished memories provide you comfort during this period. Rob McFarland (Norfolk VA)

Rhonda Todd

November 12, 2013

Barbara and Steve - I am so very sorry for your loss. May God comfort your family during this difficult time.

Rodney Mullins

November 12, 2013

Barbara,our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this time of grief. May you find comfort and strength now and in the days ahead.
-Rodney Mullins, McGuireWoods LLP

Gwen

November 12, 2013

Barbara and Steve, my thoughts and prayers are with you. "There is no bond as great as that between a parent and a child." If there is anything I can do to help you during this difficult time, please let me know.

Your friend always,

Seth Guggenheim

November 12, 2013

Barbara,

I hope that the support and warmth of family and good friends sustain you during this difficult time.

Seth

Mindy Massie

November 11, 2013

Barbara and Family:
I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your beloved mother. May your memories of your beautiful mother sustain you thought this difficult time.
May God Bless you.
Mindy Massie - McGuireWoods LLP

Jenna Hoke

November 11, 2013

Barbara and Steve - I am so sorry for your loss. You are in my prayers.

Susan Luck

November 11, 2013

Barbara, please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time. Your mom was one of my favorite patients. She loved you so much and you were indeed a special daughter to her. She will be greatly missed by all who loved her. Take care of yourself. Special love to you.

Bud Hazelgrove, GM

November 8, 2013

Please accept Woody staff condolences for your loss. You can depend on us to assist you on this journey and we will strive for your complete satisfaction while your loved one is in our care. We believe you deserve nothing less. For these difficult days, we will be honored to have you consider our home and family a part of yours.