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 Minnie Lee Lucy <I>Campbell</I> Willis

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Minnie Lee Lucy Campbell Willis

  • Birth 23 Feb 1886 Grayson County, Texas, USA
  • Death 24 Oct 1952 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, USA
  • Burial Anadarko, Caddo County, Oklahoma, USA
  • Memorial ID 6933080

Minnie was my Great-Aunt.

She was the second of four children born to Archibald Thomas CAMPBELL and Lucinda Bellezora BRASHEARS.

She was married to Henry Thomas WILLIS on February 23rd, 1902, in Connerville, OK. Together they had seven children:

Clara Lillie
Daniel Monroe (1904-1975)
Hazel Dorothy WILLIS Sides Bettes (1905-1977)
James Thomas
Enos Henry
Lois WILLIS Ellis (1913-1975)
Ferne E. WILLIS Shields (1916-1974)


Services were held at the First Christian Church for Mrs. Minnie Lee Willis, 66, long-time resident of Anadarko who passed into the light on Oct. 24, 1952, in an Oklahoma City hospital.

Mrs. Willis was born Feb. 23, 1886 in Grayson County, TX, and moved to Anadarko in 1914 from Chickasha. She was married to Henry Thomas Willis on Feb. 23, 1902. He preceded her in death on Dec. 27, 1942.

Mrs. Willis was a member of the Daughters of the Confederacy, Rebecca Lodge, Order of the Eastern Star, was a past president of the American Legion Auxiliary, a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary, the Iris flower club unit and the Baptist Church.

Rev. J.T. Roberts, pastor of the church officiated at the services. Burial was in Memory Lane Cemetery under direction of the Smith Funeral Chapel.

Mrs. Willis is survived by three sons, Dan Willis, Anaheim, CA; Commander Enos H. Willis, U.S. Navy, Norfolk, VA; and James T. Willis, Midland, TX; and four daughters, Mrs. Lillie Vandagriff, Okla. City; Mrs. Hazel Bettes, Okla. City; Mrs. Lois Ellis, Ventura, CA; and Mrs. Ferne Shields, Kansas City, MO; a brother James Campbell, Okla. City, OK, and a sister, Mrs. Anna Stephens, Long Beach, CA.

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  • Created by: Candice xo
  • Added: 16 Nov 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6933080
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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Minnie Lee Lucy Campbell Willis (23 Feb 1886–24 Oct 1952), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6933080, citing Memory Lane Cemetery, Anadarko, Caddo County, Oklahoma, USA ; Maintained by Candice xo (contributor 13003043) .