Mrs. Bill Long Willis, 83, of Fernandina Beach died on October 25, 2012. She was born on January 1, 1929 in Baker County to Ethel Davis Long and Clarence R. Long, and was predeceased by her parents, husband Palmer T. (Shorty) Willis; son Larry D. Willis; grandson “Little” Larry Willis; brothers Jack and Warren Long and Earnest (Pete) Johnson; sister Annie M. Lowery.
Mrs. Willis is survived by Pamela Galvan of Fernandina Beach, Pattie (Donald) Marshall of Kingsland, GA, Rhonda (Bill) Hostetler and Linda (Bob) Rogers of Jacksonville; Mary Harris and Johnnie Long of Macclenny; 13 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren.
A private funeral service was held at Mt. Zion Church in Macclenny on November 3 with Pastor Tim Cheshire officiating. Interment was in Oak Grove Cemetery. Quinn-Shalz Funeral Home of Jacksonville Beach was in charge of arrangements.