Mrs. Evelyn Todd Willis
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Shreveport, LA - Memorial services for Mrs. Evelyn Todd Willis, 92, of Shreveport, LA (formerly of Ringgold, LA) will be held Monday, March 24, 2014, 1:00 pm at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Bossier City, LA with Pastor Sig Kunz and Pastor Aaron Fenker officiating. A private graveside for family and close friends will take place before the memorial at 10:00 am, Monday, March 24, 2014 in Providence Cemetery in Ringgold, LA under the direction of Rockett Funeral Home of Ringgold, LA
Mrs. Willis was born April 4, 1921 in Homer, LA and passed away on March 21, 2014 in Shreveport, LA. She was a Ringgold Elementary school teacher for twenty years. Mrs. Willis was affectionately called by many names including Mama, Little Mama, Granny, Grandma, Mamaw, MawMaw Evan and Red Pepper. She was dearly loved by her family and all that knew her.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Jack Willis and a grandson, Shane Willis.
Left to cherish her memory include her daughter and son-in-law, Lisa and Duane Kimball of Shreveport, LA; sons and daughters-in-law, Todd and Sarah Willis of Cushing, OK and Richard and Elizabeth Willis of Bossier City, LA; grandchildren, Steve Willis, Scott Willis, Joy Fergus, Jill Ahrber, Brandy Mitchell, Jessica Willis, Joshua Willis, Christina Boyd, Christopher Shepherd and Annelisa Davis, 20 great grandchildren, and a host of other relatives and friends.
The family would like to thank University Health Shreveport 6K East Staff and Grace Home Staff. They would like to thank Legacy Senior Day Center for adding joy to her last month of life. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Grace Home, Legacy Senior Day Center or
Rockett Funeral Home - Ringgold
2438 Military Road
Ringgold, LA 71068
Published in Shreveport Times on Mar. 23, 2014