Homemaker Martinez, Ga. - Mrs. Janette Willis, 74, of Parliament Road., entered into rest on Friday, June 28, 2002, at Doctors Hospital. Funeral Services will be held at Elliott Sons Funeral Home, Martinez on Sunday, June 30, 2002, at 3 p.m. with Reverend Timothy J. Newton from Victory Baptist Church in North Augusta officiating. Survivors include her daughter, Brenda Brown of Appling; two brothers, Bobby Grant of Augusta and Marvin Grant of Greenville, S.C.; three sisters, Inez Lewis of Mooresville, N.C. and Alice Suttles and Nellie Cooper both of Greenville, S.C.; son in-law, Charles Darryl Brown of Appling and granddaughter, Jeniffer Brown. Her husband , John Robert Willis, Sr. and her son, John Robert Willis, Jr., preceded Mrs. Willis in death. A native of Greenville, S.C., Mrs. Willis was a long time resident of Martinez. She was a member of the Heaven Bound Sunday School Class at Victory Baptist Church where she was known to all as "Grandma". In lieu of flowers, the family wishes memorials may be made to Garden City Rescue Mission, 828 Fenwick St. Augusta, GA 30901. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m.
The Augusta Chronicle June 29, 2002