Dawn Powell Williams, 82, formerly of Charlottesville passed away peacefully on Saturday, January 11, 2020 at her home in Fredericksburg after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease.
Dawn was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She retired from UVA Hospital Communications Department with over 40 years of service.
Survivors include her husband of 61 years, David McClellan Williams; children Cathy Williams Peters and her husband Michael of Charlottesville and David McClellan Williams, Jr. and his wife Cathy of Fredericksburg; grandchildren Sarah Glenn Marsh and her husband Christopher, Lindsey McClellan Peters, Caroline Elizabeth Williams, and David McClellan Williams, III. She was preceded in death by her mother, Maxie Powell and father, John Powell.
Friends are invited to visit with the family at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, January 18th at Christ Lutheran Church, 1300 Augustine Avenue, Fredericksburg with a memorial service to follow at 11 a.m. A private interment will follow at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research or Mary Washington Hospice.