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Gwendolyn Alice Atkins Miller Willis

March 25, 1934 July 17, 2019
Gwendolyn  Alice Atkins Miller Willis
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Obituary for Gwendolyn Alice Atkins Miller Willis

Gwendolyn Alice Atkins Miller Willis was born on March 25, 1934, in Port Arthur, TX. She gained her angel wings on Wednesday, July 17, 2019, at the age of 85. Gwen worked at the laundry at Fort Polk and was a member of Galilee Baptist Church in Evans for many years. She enjoyed doing needle work with plastic canvas, collecting wind chimes and angels, and spending time with family and friends.
Gwen is survived by three daughters, Lana Thompson and husband Tommy of Ashland, KY; Sharon Simmons of Evans; and Dorothy Gail Murray and husband A.L. of Angleton, TX,
three sons, Willie “Billy” Miller Jr. and wife Linda of Columbus, OH; Ronnie Miller of Evans, LA; and Frank Miller of Evans, LA,
and a host of grandchildren, great grandchildren, great-great grandchildren, nephews, and nieces.
Gwen was preceded in death by two husbands, Willie Miller and Noble Willis; parents, Ira and Dorothy Atkins; son, Dale Miller; sisters, Patsy and Verna; grandson, Mike Thompson; and son-in-law, Ted Simmons.
A visitation time will begin at 4:00 p.m. on Friday, July 19th at Galilee Baptist Church in Evans and will continue until the time of service on Saturday, July 20th at 10:00 a.m. Buddy Airhart and Wade Carroll will be officiating. Interment will follow in Evans Cemetery under the direction of Jeane’s Funeral Service.
Pallbearers will be Kenneth Simmons, Keith Thompson, Chris Thompson, Stewart Simmons, Booger Thompson, Heath Smith, and Josh Onellion.
Honorary pallbearers will be Justin Thompson, Travis Thompson, Brennen Thompson, Brennan Smith, Jackson Smith, Cameron Thompson, Cayden Thompson, and J.T. Onellion.

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Previous Events

Visitation

Friday

19

Jul

4:00 PM 7/19/2019 4:00:00 PM
Galilee Baptist Church

403 Bonner Road
Evans , LA 70639

Visitation will continue from 4:00 p.m. on Friday, July 19th until the time of service on Saturday.

Galilee Baptist Church
403 Bonner Road Evans 70639 LA
United States

Funeral

Saturday

20

Jul

10:00 AM 7/20/2019 10:00:00 AM
Galilee Baptist Church

403 Bonner Road
Evans , LA 70639

Visitation will continue from 4:00 p.m. on Friday, July 19th until the time of service on Saturday.

Galilee Baptist Church
403 Bonner Road Evans 70639 LA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Evans Community Cemetery Final Resting Place

403 Bonner Road
Evans, LA 70639

403 Bonner Road Evans 70639 LA
United States
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