Frances (Rowe) Willis

September 21, 1933 ~ February 2, 2022 (age 88)


Frances Willis 88 of Ironton was reunited in heaven with her husband on Wednesday February 2, 2022 leaving from her home of 53 years in Ironton.

            The Lawrence County native was born September 21, 1933, a daughter of the late Mae E. Sanders Rowe and the late William Rowe, Frances loved working alongside her daughter in her retail business, enjoyed playing bingo but most of all, she loved her family.

            She was preceded in death by her husband Glen Willis (2016), a grandson; Timmy Ray Willis, 6 brothers; Herman Ray, Harley, Sam, Willard, Charles, and Vernon Rowe.

            She is survived by 3 daughters; Teresa Bryant and her husband Robert, Debbie Virgin and her husband James, Glenna Jenkins and her husband Scott, a son; Timothy Ray Willis and his wife Karen, a brother; Bernard Rowe,  7 grandchildren; JR, Melissa, Katie, Jimbo, Laura, Anna, Brandi, 5 great grandchildren; Riley, Hayden, Reece, Joshua, Jasper and a host of family and friends.

            Funeral Services will be conducted at 2:00 pm Monday February 7, 2022 in the Sugar Creek Church with Pastor Mike Long Officiating. Burial will follow in Sugar Creek Cemetery.

            Friends may call one hour prior to services at the church.

            The family has entrusted her care to the Taylor Brown family of Brown Funeral Chapel.

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February 7, 2022

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Sugar Creek Church

Funeral Service
February 7, 2022

2:00 PM
Sugar Creek Church

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