Mary Jane Canterbury Wills, 73, of Spruce Laurel went home to the Lord on February 10, 2014 after a long illness.
Heaven gained a beloved mother, companion, sister and friend who found the good in everyone. She was a homemaker and a member of Spruce Laurel Freewill Baptist Church.
Born August 4, 1940 in Gordon, WV she was a daughter of the late Icie and Gordon Canterbury. She was also preceded in death by her husband, the Rev. John Wills; daughter, Teresa Turley; brother, Everette Canterbury; and step-son Ernie Akers.
She is survived by her companion of 30 years, William Akers; brother, James (Jimmy) Canterbury of Hebron, Ohio; sisters, Johni Lynn Sutphin and husband Danny of Spruce Laurel, Thelma Carr and Chuck of Clarksburg, WV and Laura (Adrian) Baisden of Fairmont; step-children, Tim Akers ,Pam Bender and Mike Akers all of Spruce Laurel; grandchildren, Misty, April, Brian (Jess), Brent (Mallory), Travis, Troy, Freddie, Mary Lynn, Kelly, Candi, Laci, Amanda, Timbo (Tawnyn) Faith, Jon boy, Todd and Tyler; great-grandchildren, Ashley, Jessica, Adam, Gabby,Hunter, Raven, Shaylee, Skyler, Jaxon, Katilyn, Sydney, Hunter, Ryley, Chase and Little B.
The family would like to send a special thanks to her nurse Mary Jett and all other MICU nurses for their kindness and compassion.
Service was be 2 pm Friday, February 14, 2014 at Handley Funeral Home, Danville with Ralph Caudill officiating. Burial followed in Bias Pauley Cemetery, Laurel.
You may express your condolences to the family at www.handleyfh.com.