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Irene Wilson Willett

September 29, 1931 — July 26, 2018

Irene Wilson Willett, 86, wife of the late Lee Kellam Willett and a resident of Painter, VA, passed away Thursday, July 26, 2018, at Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital in Onancock, VA. A native of Painter, she was the daughter of the late Albert Jackson Wilson and the late Tracey Irene Bennett Wilson. She was retired from the Onley Farmers & Merchants Bank, a member of Painter-Garrison's United Methodist Church and Painter-Garrison's Christian Women's Circle.

She is survived by two children, Susan W. Beasley and her husband, Harry Martin, of Painter, and Thomas L. Willett and his wife, Tonya, of Painter; a brother, Jack Wilson and his wife, Mary Jane, of Land O' Lakes, FL; and four grandchildren, Grant Beasley, Jordan Willett, Justin Willett, and Brittany Willett Blake. She was predeceased by a grandson, Thomas Lee Willett, Jr.; a sister, Betty Ann Colonna;and a brother-in-law, Bob Colonna.

A graveside service will be conducted Sunday, July 29, 2018, at 4:00 PM at Belle Haven Cemetery with Pastor Curtis D. Lucy officiating. Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to Painter-Garrison's United Methodist Church, P. O. Box 502, Painter, VA 23420.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Arrangements were made by Doughty Funeral Home in Exmore, Virginia.

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Belle Haven Cemetery
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