Dorothy J. Willis

Dorothy J. Willis, 86, of Marion, IN, and having family in Van Buren, IN, died Tuesday, March 17, 2020, at 7:14 p.m. at Marion General Hospital in Marion.

She was born Sept. 27, 1933, in Bridgeport, IL, to Lester and Melissa Baldwin Gray.  She married Olin L.  Willis on May 24, 1952, in Bridgeport, and he preceded her in death on Sept. 8, 2015.

Mrs. Willlis was a graduate of Bridgeport High School, Bridgeport, IL. She was a member of the Van Buren Central Christian Church. She retired from Anaconda Wire & Cable in 1992.
Survivors include three sons, Mark (Vera) Willis, of Van Buren; Eric Willis, of Mobile, AL; and Kevin (Shelly) Willis, of Wabash; a daughter, Julie (Ron) White, of Marion; a sister, Mary Lou Pointon, Bridgeport, IL; nine grandchildren;  and 15  great-grandchildren.
Calling is Saturday, March 21, 2020, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Ferguson & Glancy Funeral Home, 201 N. Main St., Van Buren. A service of celebration will follow immedately after at 1 p.m. at the funeral home, with Tony Miner officiating.  Interment will follow in the Van Buren Cemetery in Van Buren.
Memorials are to Central Christian Church,  201 S. 1st St.,  Van Buren IN 46991.                           
Arrangements are being handled by Ferguson & Glancy Funeral Home in Van Buren.
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