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Sheila Anne Willis

Sheila Anne Willis, age 62, Erwin, went home to be with the Lord Tuesday, April 16, 2013, at her home. She was a lifelong resident of Unicoi County, a daughter of Lenora White Higgins, of Erwin and the late Holt L. Higgins. Sheila was of the Baptist faith. She was a loving and devoted daughter, mom, m amaw, sister, and friend.
Other than her father, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Ricky Higgins and Gary Higgins.

Other than her mother, Sheila is survived by one son, Jason E. Willis and wife, Amy, Unicoi ; one daughter, Vicky R. Reeves and husband, Mark, Erwin; three grandchildren, Joshua, Macy and Evan Willis, Unicoi; two brothers, Estel “Pete” Higgins and friend, Sharon, Johnson City, Kevin Higgins, Kingsport; six sisters, Bernice Sloan, Erwin, Margie Hensley and husband, Phillip, Unicoi, Donna Badger, Erwin, Ginger Shelton and friend, Jess Davis, Unicoi, Tammy Bradley and husband, Keith, and Stephanie Higgins, all of Erwin. Numerous nieces and nephews also survive.

A Celebration of Sheila's life will be held at 7:00 p.m. Friday, April 19, 2013, from the Robert Ledford Funeral Home Chapel.

The family will receive friends from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Friday prior to the service at the funeral home.

Interment will be in Jobe Cemetery at a later date.

Online condolences, photos and memories may be shared with the Willis family through our complimentary, interactive Book of Memories at

Robert Ledford Funeral Home and Chapel, 720 Ohio Avenue, Erwin, is privileged to serve the Willis family. (423) 743-1380.