Originally created 10/02/00

Mr. George Willis



RIDGE SPRING, S.C. - Mr. George Mackie Willis, 72, died Saturday, Sept. 30, 2000, at Palmetto Baptist Medical Center, Columbia.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Lighthouse Baptist Church, Aiken, with the Rev. F. Marion Britton officiating. Burial will be in Sunset Memory Gardens, Langley.

Mr. Willis, a native of Aiken County, had retired from DuPont at Savannah River Plant and was a former member of Aiken County Disaster Response Team. He was a member of Lighthouse Baptist Church where he was a former chairman of Board of Deacons .

Survivors include his wife, Hazel Powell Willis; two sons, Keith Willis and Bryan Willis, both of Aiken; a daughter, Diane DuBose, Monetta; a sister, Ellen Busbee, Aiken; and three grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Sinclair Webster, Al DuBose, Mike DuBose, Ralph Busbee, Ricky Scott and Paul Scott.

Honorary pallbearers will be members of Lighthouse Baptist Church Sunday School Class.

Memorials may be made to Lighthouse Baptist Church, 2150 Columbia Highway N., Aiken, SC 29805.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today at Rivers Funeral Home, Aiken.

The Augusta Chronicle Oct. 2, 2000