August 7, 1937 - June 18, 2022
Mr. Wallace Willis, 84, of Weston formerly of Leesburg died Saturday June 18, 2022 at Columbus Hospice in Columbus, GA. His funeral service will be held Wednesday 11:00AM at Weston Baptist Church with interment to follow at Leesburg Cemetery at 3:00PM. Revs Dick Gill and Terry Harrell officiating. The family will receive friends Tuesday from 6:00PM to 8:00PM at Kimbrell-Stern. Born in Tift County, Mr. Willis was the son of Wendall W. Willis and Lillian Ulm Willis. He went to Norman College then went to Mercer University and got his master’s at GA State College. Mr. Willis was a retired schoolteacher in Lee County after serving 30 years. Since he was 18 years old he began preaching at Shingler Baptist Church. While he attended Mercer he met his wife Janet Brookins and also pastored Friendship Baptist Church. After Friendship he pastored at Sumner Baptist Church, Sasser Baptist Church, Bronwood Baptist Church, Macedonia Baptist Church and his final church was Weston Baptist Church until his death. Mr. Willis also was a Chaplain at the Lee County State Prison. He loved to play the piano and sing. All of his life was that he loved to minister to others. He was preceded in death by his wife Janet Brookins Willis. Survivors include his three children Wynn Willis (Brandy) of Lee County; Laurie Willis Sheffield (Greg) of Preston, GA; Cathy Willis Ivey (Bubba) of Lake Blackshear; a sister Carolyn Lemgruber (Bill) of Friendswood, TX; grandchildren Gage Willis (Rebekah), Tyler Willis (Kelsey), Dale Willis (Brittlyn), Devin Sheffield, Garrett Sheffield, Gaughf Ivey (Allie), Chap Ivey (Bekah) and Anna Catherine Ivey; great-grandchildren Aria Sheffield; sister-in-law Doris Daniel and several nieces and nephews. Those desiring please make donations to Weston Baptist Church, 785 Main St., Weston, GA 31832 or Georgia Baptist Children’s Home and Family Ministries, 9420 Blackshear Hwy, Baxley, GA 30513.
Mr. Wallace Willis, 84, of Weston formerly of Leesburg died Saturday June 18, 2022 at Columbus Hospice in Columbus, GA. His funeral service will be held Wednesday 11:00AM at Weston Baptist Church with interment to follow at Leesburg Cemetery... View Obituary & Service Information
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