Mildred “Midge” Willis, 88

WELLSVILLE-Mildred “Midge” Willis, 88, of Wellsville, passed away Monday, April 28, 2014.

Born July 6, 1925 in East Liverpool, Ohio, she was the daughter of the late Arthur and Florence (Simonds) Cochran.

Midge was a homemaker.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Willis; two sons, James R. Willis and Robert Willis; a grandson, Rob Sanders; two brothers, Arthur and Harold Cochran; and six sisters, Betty Straight, Grace Mobley, Virginia Radcliff, Edith Barcus, Maria Cochran, and Ruby Williams.

Surviving are a son, Keith (Bonnie) Willis of Jacksonville, Florida; two daughters, Linda Sanders and Sherry (William) Eardley of East Liverpool; three grandchildren, Tiera, Amber and LeAnn; five great-grandchildren; three sisters, Ruth Hobbs of East Liverpool, Margaret Wolfe of East Liverpool and Evelyn Board.

Visitation will be held on Monday, May 5, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m., at the Nixon Funeral Home in Newell, where a funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, May 6, 2014.