Ruby Lee Willis, 74, of El Dorado, died Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012, at the John R. Williamson Hospice House.

She was born April 26, 1938, in Strong, the daughter of Lemmie Smith and Ora Lee White Smith. She was a member of Ebenezer Baptist Church in Strong, and was a retired cook with the South Arkansas Developmental Center.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Elmer Willis; and two sons, James Willis and Stacy Willis.

Survivors include a son, Jimmy Major of El Dorado; three daughters, Elmer Joe Caver, Greta Evans and Christa Reams, all of El Dorado; and seven grandchildren.

Public viewing will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. today and from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Andrews Funeral Home.

Funeral will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Ebenezer Baptist Church with the Rev. Stanley Stiggars officiating. Burial will be in  Ebenezer Cemetery under the direction of Andrews Funeral Home. The family will be ay 1309 E. Cedar St.

Published: 10/05/2012