Thursday, May 20, 2010

Anna R. Willis Obituary

Mrs. Victor Willis
Evening Review
Sat., Jan. 5, 1974

SALINEVILLE – Mrs. Anna R. Willis, 80, of RD 2, wife of Victor Willis, was pronounced dead on arrival at Timken Memorial Hospital in Canton Friday at 9 p.m. She had suffered a heart attack.
Mrs. Willis was born Sept. 17, 1893, in Salineville RD 1, a daughter of John C. Dorrance and Lydia Coburn Dorrance. She was a member of the United Methodist Church, its No. 2 Circle and Philathea Sunday School Class. Betsy Ross Chapter of Eastern Star and the Farm Bureau Council.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Edward (Ruth) Smith of Amherst, Ohio; a stepdaughter, Mrs. Leslie (Sarah) Taylor of Beloit; a stepson, J. Samuel Willis of Garden City, Mich.; three sisters, Mrs. Howard (Lena) Johnston of Mechanicstown, Mrs. William (Edna) Johnson of Salineville, and Mrs. Orville (Helen) Hanley of Canton, nine grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
Services will be held at the Kerr Funeral Home here Monday at 3:30 p.m. by the Rev. James Dryer. Burial will be in Woodland Cemetery.

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