Mrs. J. Lee Willis, age 81, of Smyrna, went to be with the lord Monday, August 4, 2014. A native of Statesville, TN she was preceded in death by her parents, Charlie and Hessie Moore Hale; brother, John Robert Grigg; and sister, Mary M. Hale.
Funeral services will be Thursday at 2:00PM at Woodfin Chapel in Smyrna. Brother Dennis Carroll will officiate.
Mrs. Willis is survived by her daughter, Linda Boyce of Noren, TN; son, Lonnie Tolbert and his wife Karen of Murfreesboro; daughter, Lee Ann Hensley of Carthage, TN; son, Lynn Summers and his wife Lisa of LaVergne, TN; and daughter, Marie Barrett and her husband Bobby of Murfreesboro; and grandchildren, Michelle Baird, Sherrie Huskey, Michael Nichols, Jessica Murphy and Devin and Bobby Barrett III.
Mrs. Willis was a member of Heritage Baptist Church. She was retired and had worked as a care giver for Family Staffing. She enjoyed doing word searches and was a mother to everyone and will be greatly missed.
Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.
Memorials can be made to American Diabetes Research.
Visitation will be Wednesday from 4:00PM to 8:00PM at Woodfin Chapel in Smyrna.
Online condolences can be made at www.woodfinchapel.com