Photographs by Willa Chambers In memory of Willa Browning Chambers
In 1970, the Chambers moved to Williamsburg, Virginia and lived there until retirement. Willa worked for the College of William and Mary, becoming Assistant Director of Institutional Research. After retirement, Jay and Willa built their Fairfield, Virginia home to enjoy the mountains and community.
Willa was an active member of the Timber Ridge Presbyterian Church. She was elected Elder for the Class of 1996 and served as Co-chair of the Witness and Service Committee. She was active in promoting the church's support for Habitat for Humanity.
Willa was an award-winning photographer whose interest in photography further developed after moving to Rockbridge County. She was accepted as a member of Artists in Cahoots, a local artist's cooperative. Her photographs represent her diverse interests, her appreciation of beauty and whimsy.
Throughout her life time she was an avid gardener. The photograph of red geraniums is one of her award-winning multiple exposure photographs.
Willa B. Chambers
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