Weeda Willis

28 OBIT Weeda Willis

Weeda Willis

Weeda Jane Willis, 67, of Vanceburg, passed away with her family by her side Monday July 3, 2017, at Meadowview Regional Medical Center in Maysville.

Weeda was born in Wynne, Arkansas, November 30, 1949, to the late Linniel and Janice Shipley Bell.  Weeda was President,

Weeda was President, owner and operator along with her husband David, of Vanceburg Ready Mix for 25 years.  She was a 30-year member of Vanceburg First Baptist Church.  Weeda’s  family was her number one priority! She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother.

Weeda’s  family was her number one priority. She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother.

Survivors include her husband of 48 years, David Willis, whom she married August 22, 1969, in Bay Village, Arkansas; two sons, Danny (Tammy) Willis of Maysville and Matt Willis of Vanceburg; three grandchildren, Danielle Willis, Isabelle Willis, and Skylan Willis; three sisters, Barbara Vanhoozer and Sheila Watson, both of Wynne, Arkansas, and Kay (TO) Lawson of Blytheville, Arkansas; and two brothers, George (Pat) Bell of Bay Village, Arkansas, and Keith Bell of Wynne, Arkansas. Several aunts, uncles, and cousins also survive who will mourn her passing.

Services will be at 2:00 p.m. Friday July 7, 2017, at the Vanceburg First Baptist Church with Pastor Michael Ulrich officiating. Burial will follow in Lewis County Memory Gardens at Black Oak.

Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Thursday July 6, 2017, and from 8:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Friday at  Gaydos Funeral Home, 159 Second Street in Vanceburg.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to Vanceburg First Baptist Church, 127 Market Street, Vanceburg, KY 41179, and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.


Pallbearers will be Shane Lykins, Ben Johnson, Sam Johnson, Jeff McEldowney, Ed Gaines,  Shane Bell, and Dwayne Bell.

Condolences may be sent at www.gaydosfh.com.