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Leroy Willis
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Birth: May 17, 1913
Fayette County
Alabama, USA
Death: Oct. 24, 1994
Oklahoma City
Oklahoma County
Oklahoma, USA

Leroy was the youngest son of his parents, Zedic Hamilton and Mellie Jane Welch Willis. His parents moved from Alabama to Mississippi to Oklahoma and then to Smyer, Texas, before returning to Oklahoma in the mid-1930s. It was while he was living in Smyer that he met Vileta McCullough, the daughter of neighbors. In 1934, Leroy and Vileta followed the pattern of his older sister, Ruth, in driving over to Clovis, New Mexico to get married. Leroy was a farmer for a good portion of his life before he moved to Oklahoma City and became a painter. Leroy and Vileta had three sons; their oldest son, Wayne, preceded both his parents in death. 
 
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 Parents:
  Zedic Hamilton Willis (1881 - 1942)
  Mellie Jane Welch Willis (1879 - 1938)
 
 Spouse:
  Vileta Louise McCullough Willis (1918 - 2002)*
 
 Children:
  Wayne Leroy Willis (1938 - 1982)*
 
 Siblings:
  William Franklin Willis (1903 - 1961)*
  James Thomas Willis (1904 - 1961)*
  John Hall Willis (1906 - 1993)*
  Ernest Bell Willis (1907 - 1978)*
  Ruth Willis Howard (1909 - 1998)*
  Rufus Rex Willis (1910 - 2005)*
  Leroy Willis (1913 - 1994)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens Cemetery
Oklahoma City
Oklahoma County
Oklahoma, USA
 
Created by: dmbr622
Record added: Mar 28, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 50358539
Leroy Willis
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