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Georgina B. Williamson

Georgina B. Williamson, 101, a resident of Greenwood Village South, passed away with grace and dignity on Friday, Jan. 24, 2014.

The daughter of the late Chester and Lillian (Nellis) Beaumont, she was born in Portland, Ore., on Dec. 27, 1912.

Her family moved from Portland to Detroit. At the age of 9, her family moved to Connersville, where her father worked for the Lexington Motor Car Co.

She attended Western College for Women in Oxford, Ohio.

In 1934 she moved back to Portland to work for her uncle in the cold storage business.

On Sept. 12, 1941, she married Willard Williamson in Connersville. He died in 1983.

She was a resident of Connersville until 2002, when she moved to Greenwood.

Georgina was a member of Trinity Episcopal Church, where she served on the altar guild. She was also an active member of Central Christian Church, where she was involved in Christian Women’s Fellowship.

Georgina worked at the Fayette County Library and later served on the board. In 1967, she was involved in establishing the Fayette County Contractual Library. She was a member of Tri Kappa, Cary Club and Coterie.

Georgina was an avid reader and enjoyed playing bridge and solving crossword puzzles. She loved visiting with her grandsons and beating them at euchre and word games.

Survivors include her children, Gina (Jim) Coarsey of Jacksonville, Fla., and Joseph (Aggie) Williamson of Greenwood; sister-in-law, Jewel Beaumont; nephew, Gary Beaumont; five grandchildren, Gerry (Suzanne) Lee, Jason (Jackie) Lee, Michael (Angie) Williamson, Andrew Williamson and David (Brooke) Williamson; one stepgrandson, David (Caroline) Coarsey; and 10 great-grandchildren, Jolynne, Jacob, James, Kylie, Madison, Kaitlyn, Riley, Joey, Emma and Tate.

Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Robert Beaumont; and a grandson, Tyler Williamson.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Urban Winkler Funeral Home, 513 W. Eighth St., Connersville, with the Rev. James Orr officiating. Friends and family may visit from 10 a.m. until service time Thursday at the funeral home. Burial will be at Dale Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that, if you wish, contributions be made to the Fayette County Foundation, in care of the funeral home.

To sign the online guestbook or to send the family a personal message, please visit www.urbanwinklerfuneralhome.com.

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