Miza Washington Willis
Sequoyah student ~ 1940s
Funeral services for Mizzie WILLIS, 66, of Tahlequah, were held September 30, at Reed-Culver Chapel with Rev. Gil HOOPER (sr '69) officiating. Burial was in the Greenleaf Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Lincoln WILLIS, Vernon WILLIS, Vincent WILLIS, Bill MEEKS, Andrew WASHINGTON and Whitewater WASHINGTON.
Mrs. WILLIS was born July 22, 1932, in Tahlequah, Okla., the daughter of Blue and Lizzie WHITEWATER WASHINGTON, and she died September 28, 1998, in Tahlequah.
Mrs. WILLIS attended Sequoyah Vocational School (3rd grade in 1947). Mizzie married Emmitt WILLIS around 1950 in Tahlequah. She was of the Baptist faith.
Mrs. WILLIS was preceded in death by her parents; and one son, Howard WILLIS.
Survivors include her husband, Emmitt, of the home; three sons, Bob, Vernon and Lincoln; three daughters, Doris, Deloris and Lenora; two brothers, Whitewater and Andrew, all of Okla.; and 12 grandchildren.