April 19, 2015
Date of Service: April 23, 2015
Interment Location: Garden of Prayer
Mary Etta Willis, 70, 112 Delta Street, Gray, passed away Sunday, April 19, 2015 in Wilcox Hall, Kingsport. A native of Carter County, she was a daughter of the late T.A. & Madge Sue Thompson Caldwell. She was a 1962 graduate of Hampton High School. She had lived in Gray for several years. Mary was a member of the Valley Forge Christian Church. She loved to sew, crochet and ride in a mule wagon. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother: William “Bill” Caldwell and a sister: Nona Prescova.
Survivors include her husband of 50 years: Dana Willis. Four Sons & Daughters-In-Law: Dana Andrew “Andy” & Malina Willis, Blountville, Robert Lee & Lindsey Willis, Gray, Jimmy Dale & Delores Willis, Telford and Charles Joseph & Tina Willis, Hampton. Seven Grandchildren: Justin, Jesse, Susan, Hannah, Brittany, Ella & Avery Willis. Two Brothers: Calvin C. Caldwell, Elizabethton and Richard Lee Caldwell, Katy, Texas.
Funeral Services will be conducted at 7 p.m. Wednesday in Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Danny Willis officiating. Graveside Service and Interment will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, April 23, 2015 in Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active Pallbearers will be: Sons & Grandsons. Honorary Pallbearers will be Arnold m Willis, Calvin Caldwell and Richard Caldwell. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday in the funeral home. Friends may also visit with the family and the residence of a son & daughter-in-law: Jimmy & Delores Willis, 639 McInturff Road, Telford. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 9:20 a.m. Thursday to go to the cemetery. Condolences may be sent to the family at our web site www.memorialfcelizabethton.com
Memorial Funeral Chapel is serving the Willis family.