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Wednesday, March 9th, 2011
Martha Willis
Martha Ann Willis, 100, St. Marys, died at 10:38 p.m. March 7, 2011, at Otterbein St. Marys Retirement Community.
She was born Jan. 9, 1911, in DeGraff, to Paul and Ama Kinsinger Hamsher. On Sept. 3, 1929, she married Wayne A. Willis, who died Nov. 25, 1990.
Surviving are two children, Patricia Willis, Ashland, Ala., and Michael (Joan) Willis, Cincinnati; a sister, Joan Kuck, Lima; six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Also deceased is a grandchild.
She was a graduate of DeGraff High School and co-owner of Willis Electric Company in Urbana. She worked as a mail checker at Wright Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton during World War II. She was a member of the Wayne Street United Methodist Church in St. Marys.
Funeral rites are 11 a.m. Friday in the Meyer Community Chapel at Otterbein St. Marys Retirement Community, the Rev. Carol Sainey officiating. Burial is at Greenwood Cemetery in DeGraff.
Calling is 10-11 a.m. Friday at the chapel.
Condolences may be left at Millerfuneralhomes.net.
Miller Funeral Home in St. Marys is handling the arrangements.
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