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Nola Mae Willis

August 27, 1922 ~ April 29, 2019 (age 96)

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Nola Mae Willis, 96, of Harkers Island, passed away Monday, April 29, 2019, at Snug Harbor on Nelson Bay.

Her funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, May 3, 2019, at Free Grace Wesleyan Church, on Harkers Island, officiated by Rev. Clint Nelson and Rev. Patrick Whaley. Interment will follow at Vergie Mae Cemetery.

Nola was a lifelong member of Free Grace Wesleyan Church where she loved to worship. She will be  remembered as a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great grandmother.

She is survived by daughters, Veronica Starr Ayers and husband Curtis of Harkers Island and Suzette Kelly Lucas of Maxton, N.C. and; grandsons, Terry Yeomans and wife Vickie, Rodney Yeomans, Corey Long, Billy Gillikin and Michael Gillikin and fiancé Carrie Lynch; great-grand daughter, Tara Long; great-great-granddaughter, Piper Lenora Gillikin; great-great grandson, Ezekiel “Zeke” Long; many loving nieces and nephews; and close friends, Nancy Wells, Kim Lupton, Karen and Jack Rector, Michelle and Brian Moore and Louise and Brian Hauser.

She was preceded in death by her husband, George Perry Willis; daughters, Perry Lou Willis, Angela Renee Willis; sisters, Sarah Ella Davis, Cora Guthrie, Clara Willis, Mabel Lawrence; brothers, Walter Davis, Henry Davis, Tilton Davis and Hubert Davis; sons-in-law, Phil Yeomans and Charles Lucas.

Family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday, May 2, 2019, at Munden Funeral Home.

The family wishes to thank Community Hospice and the Crystal Coast Hospice House in Newport for their care and support.

Flowers are welcome, or memorial donations may be sent to Free Grace Wesleyan Church at P.O. Box 458, Harkers Island, NC 28531, Community Hospice at P.O. Box 245, Swansboro, NC 28584 or to the Crystal Coast Hospice House at P.O. Box 640, Newport, NC 28570.

Family and friends are welcome to submit online condolences at www.mundenfuneralhome.net

Arrangements by Munden Funeral Home and Crematory in Morehead City, NC. 

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May 2, 2019

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Munden Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc.
2112 Arendell Street
Morehead City, NC 28557

Funeral Service
May 3, 2019

11:00 AM
Free Grace Wesleyan Church
140 Old Ferry Dock Rd
Harkers Island, NC 28531

Interment Following Funeral Service
May 3, 2019

Vergie Mae Cemetery
603 Cape Lookout Dr
Harkers Island, NC 28531


Free Grace Wesleyan Church
P.O. Box 458, Harkers Island NC 28531

Community Home Care & Hospice in Swansboro
PO Box 245, Swansboro NC 28584

Crystal Coast Hospice House
PO Box 640, Newport NC 28570
Web: https://www.crystalcoasthospicehouse.org/donate-now/

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