Published in The Telegraph on Sept. 9, 2018
Willard Trew Fones (1933 - 2018)
Willard Trew Fones September 8, 1933 - September 7, 2018
Macon , GA- Willard Trew Fones, 84, passed away on
Friday, September 7, 2018. A graveside service will be
held on Friday, September 14, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. in Dale
Memorial Park, Chesterfield, VA.
The family will greet friends on Monday, September 10,
2018 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Snow's Memorial Chapel,
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American
Heart Association, 5962 Zebulon Road, PMB 359, Macon, GA 31210.
Willard was born in Oak Grove, VA to the late Willard Clyde and Mary Elizabeth Trew
He grew up in Washington DC and graduated from Eastern High School (1951) and
Benjamin Franklin University in Washington.
Willard served in the United States Army from 1953 to 1955 with one year tour in
He married Carolyn L. Gardiner on September 24, 1955 in Washington and lived in
Arlington and Falls Church, VA from 1955 to 1977, when he was transferred to Macon
with GEICO as Assistant Vice President for Claims retiring in 1992. While working with
GEICO he attended Mercer University graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree in
1991. Willard was of the Baptist faith and was active in civic affairs, including Rotary
and was an avid golfer.
He is survived by his wife, Carolyn L. Fones of Macon, children, Sherrie (Dick) Fulcher
of Chesterfield, VA, Craig B. Fones of Macon, grandchildren, Eric B. Fulcher of
Richmond, VA and Lauren E. (Clay) Hearn of Greer, SC.
Visit www.snowscs.com to express condolences.
Snow's Memorial Chapel, Cherry St. has charge of the arrangements.