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Neva Willis, obituary

Neva Diane Willis, 63 of Franklin, Tenn., died Dec. 6, 2012.

She was born Dec. 29, 1948 to Hubert H. Hudnall and Lillie E. Otwel.

Neva was born the oldest of three children. She was born & raised in Jena, Louisana where she graduated from Jena High School. She later attended a couple of years at Louisana Tech.

On June 23, 1967 she was united in the bonds of Holy Wedlock to Isaac Willis, Jr. The ceremony took place in California. Mrs. Willis and her husband were married for 41 years until Mr. Willis’s passing in 2008.

Her husband ran a construction company and she did all the billing. They worked side-by-side everyday. For a short time she owned and operated a retail store that specialized in interior design and home goods. And then, for a time, she worked in Real Estate sales in Lake Taho.

She attended the People’s Church in Franklin. She was preceded in death by her husband, Isaac Willis, Jr. Mrs. Willis is survived by a daughter, Dena Michelle Willis of Franklin, Tenn.; a brother, Hubert (Julie) Hudnall, Jr. of Monterey, La.; a sister, Cathy Hudnall of Franklin, Tenn.; a nephew, Danny (Tonya) Willis, Jr. of Franklin, Tenn., and Kyle and Lyle Hudnall of Louisiana.

Memorial Service was held Dec. 9, 2012, Jim Taylor officiating. Interment was in Williamson Memorial Gardens.

Arrangements are by Williamson Memorial Funeral Home in Franklin.
12/13/2012, Williamson Herald

Posted on: 12/11/2012


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