flower aMARYDELL LEONA WILLIS, age 81, of Belvidere, Tenn., departed this life Sunday, January 11, 2015 at Southern Tennessee Regional Health Systems in Winchester.

Marydell was a school teacher and taught in Longview, Wa. She loved to attend the Pickin’ Parlor in Belvidere where she had many friends. Mrs Willis was also an avid piano and guitar player.

She is survived by her husband of 61 years, Russell Willis of Belvidere, Tenn., daughter; MaryJean Willis of Seattle, WA, sons; Jim Willis of Longview, WA and John Willis and his wife, Tina of Jacksonville, FL, sister; Jenell Creed of Virginia, six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Visitation for Mrs Willis will be from 3:00 P.M. – 5:00 P.M. on Monday, January 12, 2015 in the chapel of Grant Funeral Services.

A celebration of life memorial service will be held on Monday, January 12, 2015 at 5:00 P.M. in the chapel of Grant Funeral Services with Brother Bruce Shockley and Brother Mark Bassett officiating.

Grant Funeral Services in charge of arrangements.