Wilson, Judith Gathright


Mrs. Judith Gathright Wilson, of Crozier, VA, passed away on August 17, 2022. She is survived by her husband of 63 years, Colonel Edwin B. Wilson; two sons, Carlton Layne Wilson (Cindy) of Richmond, VA and Michael Dandridge Wilson (Karen) of Crozier, VA; daughter, Carolyn Wilson Ubben (Doug) of Vienna, VA; six grandchildren, Edwin Bryan Wilson III (Maya) of Aldie, VA, Zachary Adam Wilson (Kelly) of Baltimore, MD, Ethan Alexander Wilson (Kathryn) of Johns Island, SC, Hunter Dandridge Wilson of Crozier, VA, Emma Van Cuyk Wilson of Crozier, VA and William Clay Ubben of Vienna, VA; and four great grandchildren, Edwin Bryan Wilson IV, Everly Grace Wilson, Brooks Thomas Wilson and Leah Mae Wilson. She was preceded in death by her parents, Byron Watkins and Emma Layne Gathright; son, Edwin Bryan Wilson II; and sister, Gloria Gathright Tucker.
Judy was a loving and dedicated wife, mother and grandmother and provided a nurturing environment for her children and grandchildren. Judy supported her husband’s Air Force career through frequent moves including stations in Hawaii, Florida and Texas. No matter where she landed her southern charm and friendly personality brought joy to all who knew her.
Judy graduated from Goochland High School (Class of 1954) and attended Richmond Professional Institute (now VCU). She worked at various times in libraries and represented Goochland County as a member of the Pamunkey Regional Library Board of Trustees from 2004 to 2012. Judy loved history and frequently served as a volunteer at the Goochland County Historical Society office. She had a passion for doll collecting and was a member of the Dorothy Coleman Doll Club of Richmond. She was a faithful member of Bethel United Methodist Church.
A service and celebration of her life will be held at 1:00pm on Saturday, August 27, 2022 at Bethel United Methodist Church, 1981 Cardwell Road, Crozier, VA 23039. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Bethel United Methodist Church building fund. Arrangements are being handled by Norman Funeral Chapel in Goochland, VA.

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