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Johnnie Lee Wills
Birth: Sep. 2, 1912
Turkey
Hall County
Texas, USA
Death: Oct. 25, 1984
Tulsa
Tulsa County
Oklahoma, USA

Radio Personality. A brother of Bob Wills and was one of the original "Texas Playboys" on tenor banjo. When Bob left for Calfornia in 1942, he took over the radio program, and renamed his group "Johnnie Wills and All the Boys". His show ran nonstop from 1942 to 1958, becoming the longest running show on radio. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  John Tompkins Wills (1880 - 1952)
  Emma Foley Wills (1886 - 1972)
 
 Spouse:
  Ethel Irene Sapp Wills (1915 - 2001)*
 
 Siblings:
  James Robert Wills (1905 - 1975)*
  Ruby Wills Sullivan (1908 - 1984)*
  Eloise Wills House (1910 - 1979)*
  Johnnie Lee Wills (1912 - 1984)
  Olga L. Wills Kerr (1916 - 2001)*
  Helen F Wills McKee (1917 - 1969)*
  Luther J. Wills (1920 - 2000)*
  Lorene M Wills (1923 - 2011)*
  Billy Jack Wills (1926 - 1991)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Memorial Park Cemetery
Tulsa
Tulsa County
Oklahoma, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Leonard L. Brown
Record added: Sep 16, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6782182
Johnnie Lee Wills
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Johnnie Lee Wills
Added by: Leonard L. Brown
 
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