September 21, 1929 - May 5, 2014
Grayling, MI -Virginia R. Williams, 84, of Grayling, Michigan passed away peacefully at Munson Medical Center in Traverse City on May 5, 2014 surrounded by her family. Virginia (Ginny) was born September 21, 1929 in Bay City, Michigan to the late Charles and Emily Bradfield. She graduated from Bay City Central High School in 1948, and worked for a time at Michigan Bell. Later in life, she was a real estate agent in Lansing, MI and Cleveland, OH. She was preceded in death by her husband and high school sweetheart, James Williams, and her brother, William Bradfield. Ginny travelled the world with her husband and children, living for a period in Thailand and Korea, and spoke fondly of her many experiences during her time abroad. She was an active, strong, and compassionate woman, who enjoyed reading, communing with nature, and kayaking on the AuSable River. A devout Catholic, devoted wife, and loving mother and grandmother, Ginny treasured spending time with family and friends and took pride in keeping an immaculate home. She was dearly loved and will be sorely missed. She is survived by her children Mark (Betsy) of Traverse City, MI, Greg (Tena) of Haslett, MI, and Kristine (Dick) of Tampa, FL; grandchildren Lia, James, Corey, Alexis, and Jenna; loving in-laws, cousins, nieces, and nephews; and her adoring Maltese, Ruby. Memorial services will be held at 11:00 AM, Friday, May 16, 2014 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Grayling, Michigan followed by a luncheon. The family will receive visitors from 10:00 AM until the service. Memorial contributions may be made to the AuSable North Branch Area Foundation, 955 Morley Rd., Grayling, MI 49738. Funeral arrangements are being handled by Reynolds Jonkhoff Funeral Home and Cremation Services. Please visit www.reynolds-jonkhoff.com. to share your memories of Virginia.
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