Barbara Jo Willis, 75, of Monett, MO, passed away Friday, November 6, 2009, in her home.
Mrs. Willis was born May 26, 1934 in Mt. View, OK, the daughter of Jack W. and Dolly Mae Fulton Roddy. She was a Godly woman and a member of the Church of Christ.
She married Jesse Tot Willis on May 26, 1955 in Gold Beach, OR, and he preceded her in death on May 4, 2007.
Survivors include: three sons, Carl Willis and wife, Cheryl, of Monett; Billy Willis and wife, Kami, of Monett, and Thomas (Ed) Willis, of Nixa, MO; two daughters, Dolly Carter and husband, Randy, of Monett; and Phyllis Stewart and husband, Danny, of Mt. Vernon, MO; one brother, Burl Roddy, of Hobart, OK; two sisters, Pauline Bales, of Independence, KS, and Dora Lou LaFrenierre, of Visalia, CA; 18 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by eight brothers and sisters.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Buchanan Funeral Home in Monett.
Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, November 10, 2009 at the Ninth Street Church of Christ in Monett with Nathan Ross and Ralph McClurg officiating.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Interment will be in Monett IOOF Cemetery.
Arrangements are under the personal care and direction of Buchanan Funeral Home, Monett, MO.