Willis M. Calvert

Born: Fri., Jun. 19, 1925
Died: Sun., Dec. 18, 2011

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Mr. Willis M. Calvert, age 86, of Oblong, Illinois, died Sunday December 18, 2011 at 9:07 PM at Crawford Memorial Hospital, Robinson, Illinois. He was born June 19, 1925 in Hunt City Township, Jasper County, Illinois, the son of Ira and May (Harrison) Calvert. Willis was employed by Lawrence Crawford Enterprises, Robinson, Illinois; and was a Farm Hand for Dale Aklin in the Hunt City area for many years. He attended Oblong Wesleyan Church, Oblong, Illinois, in his early years Willis attended Bethany Church, Rural Jasper County, Illinois and was a resident of the Oblong Cila Home for fifteen years.

Survivors include his close friends at the Cila Homes and loyal friends, Berlin and Gala Yockey, Willow Hill, Illinois. Preceding him in death were his parents; brother and sister-in-law, Wilson and Edith Calvert; three half brothers, Louis, Clarence and Morris Calvert.

A Memorial Service will be Wednesday December 21, 2011 at 10:30 am at the Pulliam Funeral Home, Oblong, Illinois with visitation from 9:30 am until the time of services. Bro. Jeff Monroney will be officiating. Interment will be in the Mound Cemetery, rural Jasper County, Illinois, at a later date. Memorial donations may be made to the Lawrence Crawford Association for Exceptional Citizens with envelopes available at the Pulliam Funeral Home, Oblong, Illinois.

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