Originally created 06/10/06

Joe Willis (MCCORMICK, S.C.)



MCCORMICK, S.C. - Joe Willis, Jr., 58, of McCormick, died Friday, June 9, 2006 at Self Hospital in Greenwood, S.C. Graveside services will be held 2:00 p.m. Sunday, June 11, 2006 at Bethany Church Cemetery, McCormick with Rev. Lloyd Prince officiating. Mr. Willis was born November 29, 1947. He was a lifetime resident of McCormick. He was a livestock dealer for over 30 years, a farmer and was of the Baptist faith. Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth "Lib" Lawton Willis; his parents, Austin and Rosa Lee Floyd Willis, Ninety Six, S.C.; two brothers, Jimmy Willis, McCormick and Donnie Adams, Hobs Sound, Fla.; three daughters, Andi W. Neal, McCormick, Hope W. Bridges, McCormick and Jennifer Willis, McCormick; five sisters, Lou Jennings, McCormick, Audrey Edwards, Saluda, S.C., Rosalyn McKinney, Ninety Six, S.C., Shirley Bowick, Plum Branch, S.C. and Hettie Ramsey, Plum Branch. Active pallbearers are Larry Davis, Ira Jones, Glenn Wright, Randy Young, Jr. Gable, Wesley Quarles, Bobby Boddie and Bo Willis. Memorials may be made to Bethany Baptist Church. Friends may call the residence. The family will receive friends at Strom Funeral Home from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday. Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle-June 10, 2006