|Birth: ||Jan. 23, 1826|
|Death: ||Oct. 2, 1898|
Mary F. HUFF married June 16, 1846, in Muscogee County, Georgia, to (Rev.) Cary C(urry?) WILLIS Z(his second wife), per LDS IGI NA.
This grave reported by compiler Brady WILSON in January 1982 - cemetery is referred to in his work as "Willis Cemetery," east on Flat Rock Road from Warm Spring[s] Road.
(NOTE: This cemetery is NOT the same as another cemetery sometimes called Willis, which is also known as the Carter-Meachum-Oattis-Willis Cemetery, located on the south side of County Line Road, 4/10 mile east of Midland Road.)
"MRS. C. C. WILLIS DEAD: Wife of the Late Rev. C. C. WILLIS Gone to Join Her Husband in a Better World. // News reached the city yesterday of the death of Mrs. Mary F. WILLIS, relict of the late Rev. C. C. WILLIS, which occurred at her home near Midland, Ga., at 1 o'clock yesterday monring after an illness of about two months. // The decesaed was about 78 years of age, and was a life long member of the Missionary Baptist church. She is survived by seven children and five step children. Her children are Mrs. Beatrice GRIFFITH, of Atlanta; Ellen BROOKS, of Molena; Mr. D. M. WILLIS, of Molena; Mr. C. J. WILLIS, of this city; Mrs. Ed JOHNSON, of Greenville, Tex.; Mrs. Lula ALMOND and Miss Lila WILLIS, of Midland. Her step children are Mr. J. S. WILLIS, of Hawkinsville, Ga.; Mr. E. P. WILLIS, of Midland; Mrs. Mary WATT, of Muscogee county; Mrs. Mattie DODD, near Cartersville; Nathaniel WILLIS, of Indian Territory. // The funeral will take place from Bethel church this morning at 10 o'clock, and the interment will be at the same place, beside the remains of her late husband, who died a few year[s] ago, at an advanced age. He was widely known and greatly loved and esteemed by all who knew him."
[Columbus (GA) Enquirer-Sun newspaper, 04 OCT 1898, p. 8.]
Cary Curry Willis (1809 - 1894)*
Florence Willis (1847 - 1897)*
Caroline Ann Beatrice Willis Griffith (1849 - 1941)*
Georgia M. Willis Blow (1852 - 1895)*
Created by: John Mallory Land
Record added: Dec 09, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 62733765
". . .was a life long member of the Missionary Baptist Church"|
Added: Feb. 29, 2012