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Joyce Willis, age 62, of Jackson Subdivision Road, Williamsburg, departed this life on Sunday, March 19, 2017, at her home. She was born on May 24, 1954 in Frakes.
She was preceded in death by the Rev. Lee Willis (better known as Daddy); a brother, Roy Partin; her mother, Retha Partin; grandmother, Lizzy Partin and a grandchild. Joyce loved to cook and share the Gospel of the Lord through music.
She is survived by her husband, Leslie Willis of Williamsburg; daughter, Nancy Willis of Williamsburg; son, Michael Willis and Robin of Williamsburg; two grandchildren, Shayla Willis and Seth Willis and wife Bethany; three brothers, Tommy Partin (Glenna), Alford Partin (Louise) and Marion Partin, all of Mt. Orab, Ohio; one sister, Loney Ponder (Gene) of Price Hill, Ohio; mother-in-law, better known as Mommy, Rosa Willis of Williamsburg; several nieces and nephews; and a host of other family and friends to mourn her passing.
Visitation will be after 6 p.m. on Friday, March 24, 2017 at the Cumberland River Church of God.
The funeral service will be at noon Saturday, March 25, 2017 at the Cumberland River Church of God with the Rev. Rodney Sulfridge, the Rev. David Jackson, the Rev. Ronald Canada, the Rev. Johnny Sheppard and the Rev. David Asher officiating. She will be laid to rest in the Willis Cemetery on Maple Creek. Luke Faulkner, Dewayne Petrey, Anthony Partin Porter Willis, Eric Willis and Steve Partin will serve as pallbearers at the church. Shane Carlson, Jr. Partin, Johnny Partin, Tommy Dale Partin, Mathew Sulfridge and Seth Partin will serve as pallbearers at the graveside service. Honorary pallbearers will be Kenny Meadors, Steven Manus, Vince Sulfridge, Daniel Rose, Ryan Willis, Kenny Prewitt and Arvil Lee Willis will serve as honorary pallbearers.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Croley Funeral Home.
Condolences may be made to the family at www.croleyfuneralhome.com
Croley Funeral Home of Williamsburg is in charge of all arrangements, Jerry W. Croley and J. Andrew Croley, directors.
Published on March 23, 2017
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