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Willard G. Jett

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Date published: 10/23/2012

Willard G. Jett

Willard George Jett, 92, of Fredericksburg passed away Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012, at Mary Washington Hospital.

Mr. Jett was born in Virginia on Feb. 25, 1920, to Thad and Emma Jett.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his loving wife of 68 years, Vannie Jean Jett.

Survivors include daughter Glenda J. Wiggins and husband Dan of Indiana; sons John W. Jett and fiancee Ruby Merryman of Spotsylvania County, David Jett and wife Diane of Spotsylvania and Jimmy Jett and wife Gail of Wytheville; sister Beulah Lawrance; three grandchildren, Dinah Heck of Indiana, Kristy L. Lamb and husband Justin of Richmond and Stephen A. Jett and wife Julie of Dallas; and six great-grandchildren.

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 24, at Stafford Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to the Vannie Jean Jett memorial fund in care of New Hope United Methodist Church of Fredericksburg.

Arrangements are under the direction of Mullins & Thompson Funeral Service, Stafford Chapel.

Condolences may be sent to mullinsthompsonstaf ford.com.