WILLIS, LURA JEAN - Hempstead County, Arkansas | LURA JEAN WILLIS - Arkansas Gravestone Photos

Lura Jean WILLIS

Worthey Family Cemetery
Hempstead County,

April 5, 1934 - July 20, 2017

Lura Jean Worthey Willis was born on 5 April 1934 in the Holly Grove Community of Hempstead County, Arkansas to Herman and Luvegia Worthey. She joined an older brother at home and her birth was followed by another brother and two sisters. She was a member of Emmet United Methodist Church where she sang in the choir and was a Sunday School Teacher. It was said she “lived and preached her own funeral.”

She married Dale Willis and the two made their home in Hope, Arkansas for 25 years before she passed away on 20 July 2017 at the age of 83.

Mrs. Willis was preceded in death by her parents and her older brother, Frank Worthey.

Survivors include her husband, three sons, a daughter, her younger sisters and brother, ten grandchildren, six great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

Visitation was held at 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, 23 July 2017 with funeral services following at 2:00 p.m. at BRAZZEL/Oakcrest Funeral Home in Hope, Arkansas. Burial in the Holly Grove Community (Worthey Family Cemetery) followed the funeral. Rev. Jerry G. Westmoreland officiated.

Contributed on 1/25/20 by MryAl8
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Submitted: 1/25/20 • Approved: 1/25/20 • Last Updated: 1/28/20 • R1294033-G1294033-S3

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