Clay County

Obituary - Laura C Willis

Flora Advocate Press
February 21, 1991

Laura C. WILLIS, 87, Flora, Illinois passed away Sunday, February 17, 1991, 8:05 p.m. at Clay County Hospital, Flora.

She was born November 14, 1903 to James REDFORD and Leona Mae (SUTTON) COATNEY in Clay County, Illinois. She married Roy WILLIS December 5, 1923. He preceded her in death November 14, 1972.

She leaves three daughters, Hazel BRANHAM, Flora, Betty SHURTZ, Orange Park, FL, and Lois TIMMONS, Spring Grove, IL; a brother, Kenneth COATNEY of Crystal River, FL; a sister, Edith WELKER, Effingham; six grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, two brothers, and four sisters.

Services for Mrs. WILLIS were held Wednesday at Neal Funeral Home, Louisville, with burial in Red Brush Cemetery.

Contributed 15 Dec 2002 by Thersa Webster


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