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Mary Francis Willis

Mary Francis Willis
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February 07, 1926 -- Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Visitation Information: Visitation will be held at 10:00 a.m. until service time on Monday, April 30, 2018 at Patton Funeral Home in Huntsville, MO.
Service Information: Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, April 30, 2018 at the funeral home with burial to follow in the Huntsville City Cemetery.
Contributions: In lieu of flowers memorial contributions are suggested to the American Heart Association.


Mary Francis Willis, 92, of Huntsville, passed away Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at the Moberly Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. 

She was born on February 7, 1926 in Braymer, MO, a daughter of Henry Wesley and Leila Edith (Wright) Clark.  On May 10, 1948 in Brunswick, MO, she married William “Bill” Alfred Willis who survives of the home. 

Mary attended the Huntsville First Baptist Church and the Family Life Fellowship church in Moberly.  She worked as an Ammunition Inspector at the Lake City Army Ammunition Plant in Independence, MO.  Mary enjoyed cooking, latch hooking, gardening, puzzles and reading books.   

Survivors include her husband of 69 years, one son, Terry Willis (Debbie) of Huntsville, MO; three daughters, Cathy Ann Herzog (Alan) of Keokuk, IA, Elaine Bowen (Bill), Billie M. Flynn all of Huntsville, MO; eight grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. 

In addition to both of her parents she was preceded in death by eight brothers, John, Lonnie, Joe, Leroy, Russell, Opal Benton, Raymond and Lewis Clark; one sister Lena Williams. 

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