Six Mile, SC
Funeral services to honor the life of Mrs. Willis will be held Wednesday, January 4, 2017 at 2:00 PM in the Liberty Mortuary Chapel. Visitation will be held prior to the service from 12:00 until 2:00 PM at the mortuary. Burial will follow at Six Mile Church of God of Prophecy.
Dorothy Lee Howard Willis, 88, of 112 Mt. Olivet Drive, passed away peacefully Sunday, January 1, 2017 at Pruitt Health & Rehab in Six Mile. Born in Anderson, she was the widow of James Franklin Willis and the daughter of the late Clyde T. Howard and Vertie McGaha Howard Price. She was a “Prayer Warrior” and a retired minister, starting her ministry at Six Mile Church of God of Prophecy and then pastoring many other churches through the years. After retirement, she continued to minister to others through her phone ministry. She was a member of Midway-The Church of God.
Surviving are 2 daughters, Doris Gilstrap(Ronnie) of Pickens and Deloris Hughes; 2 sons, Dewaine Willis(Sue) of Norris and Ron(Theresa) Willis of Six Mile; a daughter in law, Faye Willis of Seneca; a brother, Ray Howard of Keysville, GA; 12 grandchildren; and numerous great and great-great grandchildren.
In addition to her husband and parents she was predeceased by 2 sons, James Franklin Willis and Reverend Michael Willis; and 2 brothers, James and Horace Howard.
The family will be at the home. Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to Midway-The Church of God: 1203 Simms School Road Central, SC 29630. Liberty Mortuary is handling arrangements. www.libertymortuary.com