Mrs. Wynette Whitaker Willis, age 76, of Vidalia, died Saturday, May 9, 2020, at her home in Vidalia, after an extended illness. She was a native of Montgomery County, was a 1962 graduate of Montgomery County High School and had lived in Vidalia since 1969. She worked at Oxford Industries, Toombs Manufacturing and retired from Toombs Apparel. She was a member of the Mt. Vernon Church of God, and she enjoyed reading and baking. She was preceded in death by her husband, Otis Harmon Willis, Jr.; parents, Ira Clifton Whitaker and Rozie Lee Willis Whitaker; and two brothers, L.C. Whitaker and Levern “Buddy” Whitaker.
Mrs. Willis is survived by two children, Kim Willis White and husband Tim, and Kevin Willis, all of Vidalia; two brothers, Lenear Whitaker of Uvalda, and Ira Whitaker and wife Linda of Swainsboro; one grandson, Austin White; two great-grandsons, Cooper White and Walker White, all of Perry; and several nieces and nephews.
A graveside funeral service will be held Wednesday, May 13th, at 11:00 a.m. in the Blockers Chapel Church Cemetery with Pastor Rodney Gibbs officiating.
Those desiring may make memorial contributions to the Mt. Vernon Church of God, C/O Ralph Horne, 2583 Hwy. 29, Vidalia or the Community Hospice Foundation, P.O. Box 2277, Vidalia, GA 30475.
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