Willie Dean Willis
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Willie Dean Willis, 78, of Greenville died on Thursday January 2, 2014, at the Delta Regional Medical Center in Greenville.

Visitation will be held Friday, January 3, 2014, from 6- 8 p.m. at the Cleveland Funeral Home in Cleveland.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, January 4, 2014, 10 a.m. at Cleveland Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be at the North Cleveland Cemetery.

Willie was born on June 15, 1935, to John and Edna Mae (Hearld) Hughes in Lawrenceburg, Tenn. She moved to the Delta at an early age and attended Long Shot School. She married Marshall F. "Joe” Sellers in 1951. In 1969 she went to work at Baxter Laboratories as an assembler, she remained there for 28 years before her retirement in 1998. Willie Married Roy Willis in 1970. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Shaw.

Willis loved to fish; she was known as the “Crappie Lady.” She was a loving mother, sister, grandmother and great grandmother who will be missed greatly by all who knew her.

She was preceded in death by her husbands; Joe Sellers and Roy Willis; son Jerry Sellers; brothers; Junior Craft and John Craft; sisters Margaret Ferguson and Betty Waller; grandchild, Marshall and; son; Hilburn Ray Sellers.?

She is survived by son, Joe Sellers of Boyle, David (Debbie) Sellers of Holly Bluff, Mickey (Nancy) Sellers of Gunnison, Raymond (Andra) Sellers of Boyle and Roy (Stephanie) Willis of Greenville; daughter, Barbara (Keith) Bevill of Greenville; five sisters, Mazel Price of Pearl, Sylvia Ferguson of Shaw, Hazel Bright of Jackson, Ann Lee of Brandon and Myrtle Morris of Jackson, Minn.; two brothers, W.C. Craft of Nettleton and L.B. Craft of Jackson; grandchildren, Joe Sellers Jr., Kimberly Sellers, Cassandra Sellers, John Sellers, Steven Sellers, Kayla Bevill, Robbie Bevill, Anna Sellers, Robert Willis, Amber W. Blocker, Adam Sellers, Cythia Sellers, Mickey Sellers, Toni White and Karen Harrison.?

Pallbearers are John Sellers, Roy Willis Jr., Steven Sellers, Robbie Bevill, Adam Sellers and Joe Sellers.

On-line guest register may be viewed and signed at www.clevelandfuneralhome.net