Willie Ella Mathis
Published: September 13, 2017
Willie Ella Mathis, age 96, died peacefully on September 10, 2017 at North Metro Hospital in Jacksonville, Ark., after a brief struggle with cancer. Willie was born August 9, 1921, Marianna, Ark., the daughter of London and Ella Reader Walker.
Willie is survived by her five daughters and one son, Bertha Jones; Lena Birmingham; Shirley Kelly (Moses) all of Rochester, N.Y. and Diana Sanders (Napoleon) of Jacksonville, Ark.; Vertee Porter of Kansas City, Kan.; Dorothy Tisdale, of Rochester, N.Y. the oldest grandchild of many grandchildren, and a host of other relatives and close friends.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, September 16, 2017 at The North Little Rock Church of Christ, 1708 Hwy. 161, North Little Rock, Arkansas 72117. To share memories and give condolences to the family, go to www.griffinleggettresthills.com.
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