Wanda Faye WillisSeptember 6th, 2019 | Paid Obituary
(March 10, 1959 August 26, 2019) Wanda Faye Willis was born March 10, 1959 to the late Andrew Atkins, Sr. and Mable Atkins. She attended and graduated with honors from Arkansas High School in 1977. Wanda also attended Texarkana College where she majored in Arts. She was employed in the Food Service Industry for over 40 years. On December 25, 1987 she married Joe L. Willis. Wanda was a sincere, kind and giving person as well as a great wife, mother, daughter, sister and manager. Wanda was preceded in death by her father, Andrew Atkins, Sr. and three brothers, Howard, Andrew, Jr. and Willie James. Survivors include her husband, Joe L. Willis, her children Kristy Atkins, Alysha Willis, Michael Atkins (Terri), Andrew Willis, Joe Willis, Jr.(Jackie), Sallie Willis, Henry Willis (Carolyn), Edward Willis (Melinda), Stephanie Willis, Jackie Willis, Lawrence Willis and Darren Willis (Hope); her mother Mable Atkins; four sisters Betty (James), Rosie (Charles), Barbara and Janet (James) and three brothers Rodger (Nellie), Anthony (Monica) and Kenneth (LaKeisha) and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Her Special Friends include Chris Owens, Brenda Rose, Floria Brown, Sonya Parks-Riles, Lillie Johnson and Yvonne Montgomery. A celebration of life for Wanda will be Saturday, September 7, 2019 at 11:00 A.M. at the Mt. Grove Baptist Church. The visitation will be Friday, September 6, 2019 from 5:00-7:00 P.M. at the mortuary.