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James Wills

Friday, June 22, 2007

James O. Wills, 91, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., formerly of Qulin, Mo., died Thursday, June 21, 2007, at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center.

Born June 2, 1918, in Qulin, Mo., son of the late Henry and Orba Massey Wills, he was a U.S. Navy veteran, having served during WWII. He was a truck driver, a member of the VFW and the Eagles Club and of the Baptist faith.

Survivors include one son, James A. Wills, of St. Louis, Mo.; five sisters, Pauline Parks and Velma Short, both of Poplar Bluff, and Mamie Downard, Deana Reid and Mary Sue Blankenship, all of Wappapello, Mo.; two brothers, Albert Wills, of Greenwood, Mo., and David Wills, of St. Louis, Mo., and six grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday, June 24, at the Landess Funeral Home in Campbell, Mo.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Monday, June 25, at the Landess Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Amos Dee officiating.

Burial will follow in the Qulin Cemetery.