Glenda Willis

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    Glenda Ilene Willis, age 87, long time resident of Michigan, Murphy, and Fairview, died Tuesday the 7th of May in Fairview.
     She was born Aug. 20, 1931 in Converse, Ind., to Victor and Cora Dill DeFord. Glenda graduated high school and attended one year of nursing school.
    Glenda was a very hard working homemaker most of her life. First husband was Herman Baunack (deceased) with 3 children: Kathy, Jack (deceased) and Bill. Second husband was Jack Willis (deceased) who came into the marriage with 3 children: Terry, Dale and Robin. Glenda has 12 grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren.
    She volunteered for years at Fleshers Nursing Home, Fairview Food Pantry, etc.
    Funeral services were held in 2 p.m. May 11, in Townson-Rose Funeral Home Chapel at 138 Peachtree Street, Murphy. Visitation was at 1 p.m.
    There was a short graveside service at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens after the service. Memorial gifts may be sent to the Salvation Army.
    You may send tributes to the Willis family at
    Townson-Rose Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.


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