Virginia “Kate” Katherine Willard, 100, a 40-year resident of Edgewater, MD and previously of Beltsville, MD, died on April 21, 2020 at home with her family.
Born October 30, 1919 in Tennessee, to the late Frank Wheelock and Sallie Cornett, she was the matriarch of the Willard family. Kate enjoyed interacting with family and friends, going to estate sales, and restoring antique furniture.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Lantz Willard.
Kate is survived by two children, Lantz (Veronica) Willard of Edgewater, MD and Betti Sue Moya of Prince Frederick, MD; a sister, Marie (Peg) Stokes of Aberdeen, MD; one granddaughter, Michelle (Burnt) Ullman and one grandson Jim Moya; and five great-grandchildren.
On Saturday May 2nd, 2020, a viewing service will be held followed by burial at Lakemont Memorial Gardens. The family will be welcoming guests at the residence at 2:30. If you wish to send flowers of condolence, Dazzling Florist of Annapolis is available or a contribution to Hospice of Chesapeake in Kate's name would be welcomed. Please take a moment to sign the family's online guestbook by visiting the link on this page.