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1933 Dora 2018

Dora Willis

March 29, 1933 — November 21, 2018

Dora Beatrice Willis was born March 29, 1933, in McAlester, OK to William McHenry and Jakie Lee Bolen. She was the oldest of their eight children. She left this world to be with her loving Savior Jesus Christ on November 21, 2018, in Hobbs, NM. Bea married the love of her life, Donald Wayne Willis, November 23, 1955 in Brownfield, TX. She worked for Don Spoonemore Insurance Agency until her retirement in 1995.

Bea was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; 3 brothers: Clyde Bolen, Charles Bolen, and Johnnie Bolen; and two sisters: Yvonne Agnew and Mary Willis. She is survived by her children: LaDon Emrick and her husband, Alan; Terrell Willis and his wife, Gina; and Cheryl Budrow and her fiancé, Gilbert Ellis; one sister: Clara Bolen; one brother: Harold Bolen and his wife Judy A.; brother-in-law, Willard Willis and wife Dorcas; sister-in-laws, Judy F. Bolen, Jackie Willis, and Carol Willis; 10 grandchildren: Alanna Emrick; Jared Emrick and wife, Emily; Kimberly Norman and husband, Kyle; Joscelyn Michelic and husband, T.J.; Kandice Everitt and husband, Matt; Ashley Merrell; Rachel Jabalero and husband, Esteban; Sr. Airman Seth Budrow, USAF; Corporal Timothy Budrow, USMC; and Lance Corporal Jonathan Budrow, USMC; 11 great grandchildren, and two on the way; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

Bea was an amazing mother and Mema. She was a faithful member of Bel Aire Baptist Church. She was an extraordinary Christian and left her imprint on many hearts and lives. She is greatly missed and lovingly remembered.


Chapel of Hope
3321 N. Dal Paso
Hobbs, NM  88240
Tuesday, November 27, 2018
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm


Funeral Service

Chapel of Hope
3321 N. Dal Paso St.
Hobbs, NM  88240
Wednesday, November 28, 2018
2:00 pm


Memory Gardens Cemetery
2909 N. Dal Paso
Hobbs, NM  88240
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