The Union Recorder


February 4, 2014

Joann Williams Willis

MILLEDGEVILLE — Joann Williams Willis, 72, passed away Friday, Jan. 31, 2014.

Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Monday, Feb. 3, 2014 at the McIntyre Baptist Church with the Rev. Terry Moseley and the Rev. Johnny Jackson officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery.

Mrs. Willis was a native of Laurens County. She was a supervisor at The Shamrock Pants Factory in Dublin for a number of years before moving to McIntyre where she worked as a correction officer for the Department of Corrections in Milledgeville until her retirement. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jim Willis, and son, Phil Jump. She was an active member of the McIntyre Baptist Church.

Survivors include her children, Mike Jump of McIntyre and Lynn Mason (Joe) of Irwinton; step-daughter, Donna Thomason of Texas and daughter-in-law Yvonne Jump of Dublin; sisters, Virginia White of Helena and Brenda Dupree (Billy) of Irwinton; four grandchildren, Tania Mason Mitchell (Jonathan) of Smyrna, Joseph Mason (Tracie) of Greensboro, Chris Jump, Charleston, S.C. and Brittany Jump of McIntyre; three great-grandchildren, Isabella and Mia Scott and Baylor Mitchell; honorary grandchildren, Brandi, Brian, Callie, Lexi and Gracie; and a number of nieces and nephews also survive.

Visit to express tributes.

Moores Funeral Home & Crematory has charge of arrangements.


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