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Laura Ellen McCollum Willis
Birth: Aug. 5, 1885
Guernsey County
Ohio, USA
Death: Aug. 4, 1947
Wayne County
Michigan, USA

Mrs. Nellie McCollum Willis, native of Guernsey County and wife of Orlie Willis, died Monday morning at her home in Detroit, Mich.
She was born Aug 5, 1885, in Center Township, the daughter of Isaac and Jennie McCollum. Her marriage to Mr. Willis, former Guernsey County school teacher took place June 16, 1907. Mrs. Willis was a member of Old Washington Presbyterian Church, later transferring her membership to Methodist chuch of Detroit.
In addition to her husband, three sons, Wilbur, Chalmer and Paul of Detroit survive. She also leaves seven grandchildren, and one sister Miss Inez McCollum of Canton. Her parents, one sister and two brothers are deceased. Mrs. George Moore, Mrs. Charles Livingston and Mrs. Josiah Jone all of this city, are cousins of Mrs. Willis.
The body will arrive in Cambridge Wednesday morning and will be taken to McCracken Funeral Home. Services will be conducted at 1 P.M. Wednesday at Center Baptist Church by Rev. Forest Hall and burial will be in the church cemetery.

Monday, 4 Aug 1947
The Daily Jeffersonian
Family links: 
  Isaac McCollum (1842 - 1889)
  Jane E Eagleson McCollum (1850 - 1932)
  Orlando Howard Willis (1886 - 1977)*
  Wilbur Howard Willis (1908 - 1987)*
  Chalmer George Willis (1912 - 1992)*
  Paul Wendell Willis (1914 - 1974)*
  Wilbur Eagleson McCollum (1874 - 1936)*
  Alva Alexander McCollum (1876 - 1884)*
  Anna Mary McCollum (1879 - 1884)*
  Laura Ellen McCollum Willis (1885 - 1947)
  Inez May McCollum (1887 - 1968)*
*Calculated relationship
Center Baptist Cemetery
Guernsey County
Ohio, USA
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Record added: Apr 17, 2010
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