Virginia Warner Pate

Virginia Warner Pate, 82, of Williamsburg passed away November 2, 2012. She was preceded in death by two husbands, Arthur Cayley Davis Jr. and Walter Thurston Pate. She was an active member of Bruton Parish Episcopal Church. Virginia was a native of Washington, D.C. She graduated from National Cathedral School and then received a BA in English from Bryn Mawr College. She and her husband retired to Williamsburg in 1993.
Virginia is survived by her son, John Dern (Erin); daughter, Lisa Davis Wuthrich (Paul); grandchildren, Jeremy, Graham, Annalie, Davis and Ashley. A funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 10 at Bruton Episcopal Parish Church, 331 W. Duke of Gloucester Street, Williamsburg, VA 23185. Interment will follow at Peninsula Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Bruton Parish, P.O. Box 3520, Williamsburg, VA 23187. Online condolences may be offered at

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Published in Virginia Gazette from Nov. 6 to Dec. 5, 2012