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Virginia Lynne Williams

Virginia Lynne Williams, American administrative dietitian. Registered dietitian. Named one of Outstanding Young Women of America, 1984.


  • Williams, Virginia Lynne was born on October 6, 1957 in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, United States. Daughter of William Lloyd and Mary Janice (Herrington) Ward.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Dietetics, University Southern Mississippi, 1979.


    • Clinical dietitian Jones County Community Hospital, Laurel, Mississippi, 1979-1984, chief clinical dietitian, 1985-1986, director nutrition and food services, since 1985. Instructor University Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, 1982-1986, Jones County Junior College, Ellisville, Mississippi, 1986-1987, member advisory board, since 1986. Cookbook judge Laurel Leader Call Newspaper, since 1985.

    Major achievements

    • Registered dietitian.


    Nutrition chairman American Heart Association, Laurel, since 1985. Member advisory board 4-H Club, Laurel, since 1986. Member American Dietetic Association, Mississippi Dietetic Association (treasurer since 1987), South Center District Dietetic Association (secretary 1985-1986, member public relations committee since 1985, member nominating committee 1981-1982, Young Dietitian award 1985), Kappa Omicron Phi, Beta Sigma Phi.


    • Married Daphnis Van Williams. 1 child, Alecia Lynne.
    • father: William Lloyd Ward
    • mother: Mary Janice (Herrington) Ward
    • spouse: Daphnis Van Williams
    • child: Alecia Lynne Williams
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    Born October 6, 1957
    (age 60)