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Joretta Rose Moye Williams

May 29, 1931 - December 11, 2020

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Joretta R. Williams passed away Friday, December 11, 2020.  Born on May 29, 1931 in Beeson, West Virginia to Ray and Leta Massie Rose, she leaves behind her husband of 39 years, Willie T. Williams.  Joretta was the mother of her 2 children, Bobbi Moye Bohon and James Robert Moye, Jr.; 1 stepdaughter, Stephanie Williams; and was known as “MaMa Jo” to her 3 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren – Carrie and Cole Tanner (Gage, Wyatt, Gavin, Noah); Bo and Lucie Bohon (Teagen, Liam); and Christopher and Shana Bohon (Caitlin, Rayna).

The oldest of 6 children, Joretta was preceded in death by her brothers Benny Rose and Bubby Rose, and her sisters Lillian McGuire, Kareen Miller, and Anna Haines.

Joretta worked at Scott Insurance for many years, as well as Schewel Furniture.

A graveside service will be conducted at 1:00 PM on Tuesday, December 15, 2020 at Virginia Memorial Park by Pastor John Boyles of Mount Hermon Baptist Church, Bedford.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in her memory to your favorite charity.

Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, Lynchburg, is assisting the family.

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