Laverne Willis, 91, of Marshall, died Sunday, Sept. 4, 2011, at Boone Hospital Center in Columbia.
Memorial graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 22, 2011, at Sunset Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church in Marshall. Friends may sign the online register book at www.campbell-lewis.com.
Born May 7, 1920, in Higginsville, she was the daughter of the late Ivan Weaver and Kathryn Curtener Weaver. On May 27, 1939, in Lawrence, Kan., she married Clarence Willis Jr. who preceded her in death on April 19, 2006. She had lived in Marshall most of her life and was a member of First Baptist Church.
Survivors include one son, Doug Willis of Potosi; several nieces and nephews including, Betty Jean Sears of Chillicothe; several great-nieces and nephews including, Christie Lynn Sears of Chillicothe, and James Grant Sears of Sedalia; and several great-great-nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by two brothers and five sisters.
Additional information provided per family recompense.