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James Earl Willis

July 23, 1954 ~ September 7, 2020 (age 66)


It is with our most profound condolences that the Clark-Williams Funeral Home Family announce the passing of our family member  Deacon James Earl Willis  of Gore Springs, Mississippi.   

Deacon Willis, 66, passed away at UMMC--Grenada on September 7, 2020.  He was born on July 23, 1954.  Deacon Willis served as Superintendent of the Grenada Baptist District Association, Deacon at Greater Pleasant Grove Missionary Baptist Church,  member of the 100 Black Men of Grenada and President of the Pleasant Grove Hunting Club.   He was a licensed insurance agent and enjoyed playing golf and hunting.  Mr. Willis' educational background includes Grenada High School and Delta State University. 

Deacon Willis is survived by his wife, Madeline Willis of Gore Springs;  daughter, Pamela Willis of Gore Springs;  and son, James A. Willis of Seattle, WA. 

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Walk - Through Visitation
September 11, 2020

1:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Greater Pleasant Grove Missionary Baptist Church
35935 Hwy 8 East
Gore Springs, MS 38929

Graveside Service
September 12, 2020

1:00 PM
Pleasant Grove Cemetery
Dr. King Drive
Gore Springs, MS 38929

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