Nancy Fravel Deskins, 91, of Williamsburg, passed away Friday, September 2, 2022.
Nancy is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, E.T.; a sister and son, John William.
Nancy is survived by her loving family, daughter and son-in-law, Paula and David Fernandez of Snellville, GA; son and daughter-in-law, Lee and Doreen Deskins of Williamsburg, VA; son and daughter-in-law, Andy and Michelle Deskins of Austin, TX; son and daughter-in-law, Ron and Donna Deskins of Powhatan, VA; her brother, Ben Fravel of Pasadena, MD; grandchildren, Sara Deskins, Adam Deskins, Nancy Hurte, Tate Deskins, Bryce Deskins and 7 great-grandchildren.
Nancy was a graduate of Madison College. She taught a few years before children in the Newport News Public School system and later was the librarian at the Virginia School for the Deaf and Blind in Hampton.
Nancy was an active member of the United Methodist Church. In addition to being a member of Wellspring UMC for the last 11 years, Nancy was a Charter Member of St. Luke’s UMC. She was also instrumental in the formation of Susanna Wesley UMC.
A memorial and celebration of her life will be held on Saturday, September 17, 2022 at Wellspring United Methodist Church, 4871 Longhill Road, Williamsburg, VA 23188 at 2:00 PM.
In lieu of flowers make contributions to Wellspring UMC, Williamsburg, St. Luke’s UMC, Yorktown, or the charity of your choice.
Cremation Society of Virginia-Newport News assisted the family with arrangements.