In Memory

Sarah Lee (Hefley) Willis (Lawn Cafeteria Custodian)

Sarah Lee Hefley Willis

(March 21, 1912 - May 1, 2001)

Sarah Lee Hefley Willis, daughter of Levi Hefley and Lessie Loraine Patterson, married to Avery Harvey Willis and buried in Dewey Cemetery, Lawn, Taylor County, Texas.  Lawn Independent School District Cafeteria Custodian (1949-1952).

Sarah Lee Hefley Willis passed away Tuesday in an Abilene nursing center.

She married Avery H. Willis Dec. 31, 1929. He preceded her in death in 1978. She was a supervisor at Abilene State School for 17 years, retiring in 1967. She was a homemaker.

Survivors include a son, J.L. Willis; a daughter, Jeanette Reid; a brother, Doyle Hefley; 15 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents Levi and Lessie Paterson Hefley; a daughter, Geananne Shipp Grissom; and a sister, Cassie Ivey.

Obituary published in Abilene Reporter News on Wednesday, May 2, 2001