Norma Jean (Holman) Willis (1941 - 2012)


Norma Jean Willis, 71, of Vandalia, died on Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012, at her home.
Graveside services will be held this Friday at McInturff Cemetery in Hagarstown. Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. on Thursday at First Baptist Church in Vandalia. Hohlt and File Funeral Home in Vandalia was in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be shared at
Mrs. Willis was born on May 18, 1941, the daughter of Roy and Ethel Beck Holman. She married Donald Willis on April 18, 1959.
She was retired from Crane Packing in Vandalia.
She is survived by her husband; sons, Gary Willis and his wife Annie of Hillsboro, Larry Willis of Vandalia and Todd Willis of Vandalia; and daughter, Jodi and her husband Jim Winkler of Brownstown; sisters, Bessie and her husband Dwight Hagy of Vandalia, Lila Bone of Pittsburg, Carol and her husband Tom Metzger of Alton, Mo., Patti and her husband Jim Koonce of Decatur, Linda Rickman of Vandalia; brother, Mike Holman of Vandalia; grandchildren, Bryan Henna, Jake Willis, Nathan Willis, Josh Willis, Troy Winkler and Sam Willis; stepgrandchildren, Jay Webster, Xenna Webster and Kailey Winkler; and great-grandchildren, Aireona Willis, Ethan Willis, Garret Willis and Mia Willis.
She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Franklin Holman and Jim Holman; and sisters, Helen Nevinger and Mary Tompkins.
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204 North Fourth Street
Vandalia, IL 62471
(618) 283-3434
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Published in The Leader-Union from Oct. 29 to Nov. 7, 2012