Willis, Annie Pelichet (Mrs. Willie)


March 2, 1931 - October 30, 1984
Annie Pelichet Willis, daughter of Mrs. Ella Pelichet and the late Henry Pelichet was born March 2, 1931, in Maringouin, Louisiana. She departed this life Tuesday, October 30, 1984.
Mrs. Willis accepted Christ as her Lord and Savior at Shiloh Methodist Church, where she was baptized. She later became a member of Moses Chapel Methodist Church in Zachary, Louisiana. After the death of her husband, the late Reverend Willie H. Willis, she transferred her membership to Camphor Memorial United Methodist Church in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Mrs. Willis was rich in faith and good works, esteemed by her family, friends, community and church. She leaves to cherish her memory: two sons: Mr. Edward Walker, Memphis, Tennessee; Mr. Billy Willis, Fort Hood, Texas; four daughters, Mrs. Marilyn W. Smith, Baton Rouge, Louisiana; Mrs. Marsha Nelson, Baton Rouge, Louisiana; Mrs. Judy Magwood, Leesville, Louisiana; and Ms. Jayne Willis; five grandchildren: Lynette Chatman, Marion Nelson, Anthony Chatman, Leslie Campbell, and Jamerson Magwood; two sons-in-law, Sgm. James Magwood, and Johnny Smith, Jr.; her mother, Mrs. Ella Pelichet.

Crossing the Bar
Sunset and Evening Star
And one clear call to me
And may there be no mourning of the bar
When I put to sea.

Twilight and evening bell
And after that the dark!
And may there be no sadness of farewell,
When I embark.
Source: Journal Louisiana Conference, 1985 By George W. C. Calvin, Sr.

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