Virginia D. Willis – Class 1928 – Feb 9, 2017
Virginia D. Willis, age 106 of Dixon, IL, formerly of Winslow, IN, passed away at 3:35 p.m. on Thursday, February 9, 2017 at Amber Manor Care Center in Petersburg, IN.
Virginia was born in Winslow, IN July 27, 1910 to James William and Arah (Smith) Powell. She married Bertis Willis in 1928 in Winslow, IN. He preceded her in death in 1968.
She was a graduate of the Winslow High School class of 1928.
She was a member of the Church of God that was located in Winslow.
She was a homemaker and also worked as a dietician for the Dixon State School in Dixon Illinois.
She enjoyed painting and writing poetry
Surviving is one daughter; Carolyn Allen of Kewannee, IL, two sons; Larry Willis and wife Ann of Portland, OR, and Gordon Willis and wife Velma of Ooltewah, TN, nine grandchildren, fourteen great-grandchildren.
Preceding her in death was one daughter; Marlene Willis, three brothers and four sisters.
Graveside services for Virgina D. Willis will be held at 11:00 a.m. on March 4, 2017 at the Sunset Cemetery in Winslow, IN.
Condolences may be made at www.becherkluesner.com