Dateline: May 1, 2008
Lea Willis, 84 of Kingston, Okla., died Tuesday, April 22,
2008, at the hospital in Madill.
services were held on Friday, April 25, 2008, at 10:00 a.m. at the First
United Methodist Church in Kingston, Okla. with Rev. Bruce Davis
officiating. Interment was held at the Kingston Cemetery in Kingston,
Okla. Services were under the
direction of Watts Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Madill,
was born in Welch, Okla., to the late Ira Elmo Leighton and Dora Ann Peery
Leighton on October 5, 1923. Dorothy
grew up in Welch and later moved to Meridian, Miss. She lived in Midwest
City and Pauls Valley before moving to Kingston in 1964, where she lived
the rest of her life. Dorothy
married John Charles Willis on July 22, 1944, in Oklahoma City.
He preceded her in death in November 3, 1986. She was a member of the Eastern Star and the First United
Methodist Church in Kingston, where she was very active in the UMW.
Dorothy enjoyed playing cards, fishing, and traveling.
is survived by a son, John T. “Terry” Willis of Moore, Okla.; a
daughter, Martha Smith, of Clarendon; eight grandchildren; three great
grandchildren; and a sister, Agnes Alldredge of Arizona.
was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; two brothers; one
sister; and two grandsons, Jacob and Woody.
my be made to the First United Methodist Church in Kingston or the Jacob
Smith Memorial Band Scholarship, Donley Co. Bank, Clarendon, Texas.
may be sent to wattsfuneralhome.com.
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