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De Lois Ann Buckley Willis

Mountain Pine, Garland County, Arkansas, USA
Death 28 Jun 2012 (aged 68)
Mena, Polk County, Arkansas, USA
Burial Acorn, Polk County, Arkansas, USA
Memorial ID 92769030 · View Source
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De Lois Ann Willis, age 68, of Mena, Arkansas, passed away Thursday, June 28, 2012 in Mena.

She was born February 27, 1944 in Mt. Pine, Arkansas to the late Luther D. Buckley and the late Mattie Winnie Partridge. She was united in marriage to Brother Robert C. Willis. She was a CNA and was of the Pentecostal faith. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, great-great-grandmother, sister and friend, and will be missed by those who loved and knew her.

She is survived by:

Husband of 53 years: Robert C. Willis of the home

Children: Martha Ann Pearson and husband Glen of Norman, Arkansas Mary Dukeshire and husband Thomas of Mena, Arkansas Tony Lee Willis of Mena, Arkansas George Steven Willis and wife Mary of Hatfield, Arkansas Larry Don Willis of Pine Bluff, Arkansas

Brothers: David Chote of Hatfield, Arkansas Jason Tallant of Mena, Arkansas Duane Tallant of Mena, Arkansas

Sisters: Ann Hughes of Mena, Arkansas Ellen Belcher of Oden, Arkansas Barbara Hines of Muskogee, Oklahoma Kathy Chamberlin of Mt. Ida, Arkansas

21 grandchildren, 52 great-grandchildren, 1 great-great-grandchild, and a host of nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, by 2 sons, Robert D. and James C. Willis, and a brother, James Buckley.

Funeral services will be Tuesday, July 3, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. at the Union Grove Holiness Church at Acorn with Brother Roy Bass officiating. Interment follows in Owens Chapel Cemetery under the direction of the Beasley-Wood Funeral Home. Visitation for family and friends will be Monday July 2nd from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be George Willis, Tony Willis, Glen Pearson, Donny Drake, Johnny Lane, and Jason Tallant.




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