James Edward "Eddie" Willis

Saturday, April 14, 2012

James Edward (Eddie) Willis of Perryville, Mo., formerly of Marked Tree, died Thursday April 5, 2012, at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Perryville.

Mr. Willis was born Aug. 6, 1959, in Aberdeen, Miss., the youngest son of Garland E. Willis and Mary Margaret Willis.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Madison E. Willis and Gerald Glenn Willis, and a great-nephew, Jacob Eldridge Hargrove.

Mr. Willis is survived by his sister-in-law, Fran Willis of Perryville; brothers, William (Teresa) Willis of Payneway and David (Pam) Willis of Trumann; sisters, Marry Ann (Billy) McIntare of Marked Tree, Janis Lawrence (Roger Morgan) of Lepanto, Gail (Steve) Cockrell of Lepanto and Sharon (Wayne) Gotto of Perryville; six nieces, four nephews, nine great-nephews, six great-nieces and three great-great-nieces.

Graveside services were held Monday, April 9, 2012, at Potter Memorial Cemetery. The family would like to thank Miller Family Funeral Home of Perryville for their kindness. Murphy Funeral Home of Lepanto was in charge of services.

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