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 Eleanor Ovitt <I>Adams</I> Webster

Eleanor Ovitt Adams Webster

Fairfield, Franklin County, Vermont, USA
Death 29 Nov 2012 (aged 96)
Saint Albans, Franklin County, Vermont, USA
Burial Georgia Plains, Franklin County, Vermont, USA
Memorial ID 101520277 · View Source
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Eleanor Ovitt Adams Webster, 96, a longtime resident of Georgia, passed away Thursday November 29, 2012 at the Holiday House.

She was born on Hill Road in Fairfield on August 21, 1916, the daughter of the late William J. and Lizzie M. (Hill) Adams.

The family moved to Georgia when she was six years old.

On May 4, 1935, she married Kenneth Webster of Georgia, who predeceased her on October 29, 1990.

She was a member of the Georgia United Methodist Church, the Georgia Historical Society and the Green Mountain Quilters Guild.

Eleanor was a homemaker and devoted to her family. For many years she baby sat her grandchildren and several neighbors' children.

She was active in the Mother's Club at the Loomis School, putting on card parties and other events and served on many committees and fundraising events at church.

Quilt making was one of her favorite hobbies of which she made several. Each child and grandchild received one and the rest were sold at craft shows. She also enjoyed braiding rugs and took courses in wood working and chair caning.

Her favorite pastimes were playing the card game"500" and solitaire, watching the birds at the feeders, especially cardinals and hummingbirds. She also enjoyed the "Soaps", the Price is Right and Jeopardy.

Survivors include her four children, Josephine Webster of Georgia; Roger Webster of Georgia and his fiancée, Sally Matthews, of Essex, Junction; Lynda Bushey and her husband, Allan, of Enosburg, and Kevin Webster of Georgia; her half-sister, Elaine Preston and her husband, Duane of Fairfax, her step-sister-in-law, Ruby Burnor of Georgia; nine grandchildren; Wayne Bushey, Amy and Raymond Bosley, Sheila and Henry Bean, Kenneth and Nohelia Webster, Keith and Josephina Webster, Sheena and Sean Sullivan, Sonya Webster, Christina Webster and her fiancé, Dwayne Trayah and Matthew and Danielle Webster and also several great-grandchildren, one great-great grandchild and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Besides her husband, she was predeceased by her sister, Marion Young; three brothers, Kenneth, Robert and George Adams; three half sisters, Gladys Trayah, Florence Getty and Dorothy Trayah; a step-sister, Myrtle Young and two step-brothers, Delbert and Robert "Peter" Burnor.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend calling hours on Monday, December 3, 2012, from 4:00 to 7:00 P.M. at the Heald Funeral Home, 87 South Main Street, St. Albans.

A funeral service will be held on Tuesday December 4th at 11:00 A.M. in the Georgia United Methodist Church on Ethan Allen Highway. Interment will follow tin the family lot in Georgia Plain Cemetery.

Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider the Georgia United Methodist church, 18 Carpenter Hill Road, St. Albans, Vermont 05478.

Private messages of condolence to Eleanor's family are welcome at

Published in the Burlington Free Press, Dec 1, 2012

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  • Created by: Barb Destromp
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  • Find A Grave Memorial 101520277
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Eleanor Ovitt Adams Webster (21 Aug 1916–29 Nov 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 101520277, citing Georgia Plain Cemetery, Georgia Plains, Franklin County, Vermont, USA ; Maintained by Barb Destromp (contributor 46785064) .