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Nellie E. Holcomb Willis
Birth: Aug. 10, 1922
Death: Nov. 27, 1994

Nellie Elizabeth Willis, 72, of Cleveland and a native of Scottsboro, Alabama passed away early Sunday Morning in a local hospital. She was the daughter of the late Sam and Nancy E. "Rosie" Holcomb. She attended Unity Church of God. She was preceded in death by three daughters and two sons: Peggy Bean, Ella Louise Willis, Esta May Willis, Lloyd Johnson and Odell Willis.
Survivors include her husband: O.C. Willis of Cleveland; Daughters: Dorothy Buckner, Judy Young, Ruby Oden and Flossie Thomas of Cleveland, Doris Johnson and Cathleen Officer of Dalton, GA.; Sons: Ronald Willis, Frank Willis and Roy Johnson of Cleveland. Paul Willis and Harvey Willis of Dalton, GA.; 45 Grandchildren; 26 Great Grandchildren; Sister: Birdie Roman of Scottsboro, AL.; Brother: Jeff Holcomb of Cleveland.

Funeral Services will be at 2pm Wednesday in the Wildwood Chapel of Buckner-Rush Funeral Homes with Yules Simpson officiating. Interment will be in Samples Memorial Cemetery.

Her death date wasn't added to her tombstone until O.C. passed away. The person that added the death date to the tombstone put the wrong year on there. She passed away in 1994.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Sam A Holcomb (1886 - 1947)
  Nancy E. Whitehead Holcomb (1885 - 1956)
 
 Spouses:
  J. Grady Johnson (1912 - 1954)
  Oscar C Willis (1924 - 2002)
 
 Children:
  Peggy Johnson Bean*
  Ruby Johnson Oden*
  Loyd Junior Johnson (1939 - 1993)*
  Flossie Marie Johnson Thomas (1944 - 2011)*
  Judy Ann Young (1954 - 2004)*
  Franklin Lee Willis (1963 - 2010)*
 
 Siblings:
  Birdie M Holcomb Romans (1910 - 2002)*
  Jeff Holcomb (1917 - 1995)*
  Nellie E. Holcomb Willis (1922 - 1994)
  Richard D. Holcomb (1925 - 1987)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Samples Memorial Cemetery
Cleveland
Bradley County
Tennessee, USA
 
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Record added: Nov 17, 2012
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- GeekyGraveGirl
 Added: Jul. 29, 2014
May you rest in eternal peace.
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