Wanda Jean Willis went to be with our Lord on January 2, 2021 after a short illness. She was born in Kitts Hill, Ohio on May 19, 1929. She grew up with two very loving parents, and two sisters and one brother. She was a graduate of Kitts Hill High School and following graduation she moved to Columbus, Ohio and worked as a secretary at a local radio station. Wanda Jean Lewis married Joseph Willard Willis and they were married for 70 years.
She was an accomplished pianist and played accompaniment at church. She was a member of the Arabia Baptist Church. Wanda Jean was also a very creative person who loved to paint. She was a loving, kind and compassionate wife and mother. She cared deeply and was always supportive of her family and friends.
Mrs. Willis is survived by her son, Gary (Laura) Willis; daughter, Peggy O'Neil; grandchildren, Ryan O'Neil, Aaron (Holly) Willis, Paul (Jessica) Willis & Don (Amanda) Willis; great grandchildren, Andy, Claire, Rosa & Deagan Willis; and numerous nieces & nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Willard Willis; parents, Elmer Lewis & Goldie (Kizzee) Lewis; sisters, Carol Burgan, Helen Baldwin; and brother, Dutch Lewis.
Private services will be held at the convenience of the family.