Grace Sheffield Williams

Published 11:04 am Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Grace Sheffield Williams, 98, of Pamplin, died at her residence, Saturday, August 29, 2015. She was the wife of the late James “Jim” Andrew Williams.

Born in Farmville, March 20, 1917, Grace was a daughter of the late Allie Dowdy and Charles Sheffield. She was a member of Pamplin United Methodist Church and a homemaker.

She is survived by two daughters, Susan W. Hudson and husband Jim, and Jewel W. Harrison; one son, Anthony Thomas “Tony” Williams and wife Jodi, all of Pamplin; nine grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.

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She was preceded in death by two sons, James Andrew and Joseph Earl Williams, one daughter, Lucy Allie W. Goff, two brothers and two sisters.

A Celebration of her Life will be held at 6 pm Friday, September 4, at the Old Pamplin Fire House.

Please send memorials to Pamplin Fire and EMS, PO Box 1099, Pamplin VA 23958, or American Cancer Society, 1030 Oakville Rd., Appomattox VA 24522.

The family would like to extend a special thanks to Grace’s caretakers, Eliy Harrison, Channing Harrison, Will Lewis and Jewel W. Harrison.

Robinson Funeral Home and Cremation service is serving the family and an online condolence may be sent by visiting

Robinson Funeral Home, Appomattox, is in charge of arrangements.