Shirley Ann Willis

Published 2:44 pm Friday, July 5, 2019

Shirley Ann Willis, 82, of Mocksville died on June 30, 2019 in Advance while under the care of Wellcare Hospice.

She was born July 7, 1936 in Elkhorn City, Ky., a daughter to the late Noble Brooks and Lillian Phipps Brooks. She married Frankford Dean Willis in 1954 and spent her life as a homemaker.

She was also preceded in death by: her brother, Dale Phipps; her sister, Bernice Sloan; and a granddaughter, Jamie Diane.

Survivors: her husband of 64 years, Frankford Dean Willis; sons, Frankford Dean Willis Jr. of Lexington, and John W. Willis (Melonie) of Salisbury; daughters, Sarah Dianne Mills of Mocksville, Donna Gail Landis (Ron) of Colorado Springs, Colo., and Deborah Sue Williams (Danny) of Abingdon, Md.; brother, Noble Brooks (Sandra) of Clarksville, Va.; sister, Lucy Campbell of New Hampshire; and 9 grandchildren.

A visitation was held on Wednesday, July 3 from 1-2 p.m. at the Davie Funeral Service Chapel in Mocksville. A funeral service followed at 2  with the Rev. Timothy Sink officiating. Burial was at Rose Cemetery.

Condolences: www.daviefuneralservice.com.