Judith Kay “Judy” Willis

Wood River | Sunday, January 12 2014

  Judith Kay “Judy” Willis, 72, passed away Sunday, January 12, 2014 at her home.

  Born Dec. 7, 1941 in Alton, she was the daughter of Max E. and Julia Pauline (Seeds) Willis.

  Judy taught second grade at the Roxana School District for 34 years, retiring in 1999.  She was a member of the Illinois Retired Teachers Assoc. and the American Assoc. of University Women.

  She is survived by a daughter, Jackie Fennewald of Alton; and 2 grandchildren, Madelyn and Claire Fennewald, both of Alton.

  She was preceded in death by her parents; a daughter, Julia K. Jones; and a step grandmother, Lucille Seeds.

  Visitation will be Thursday, Jan. 16 at Paynic Home for Funerals from 4 p.m. until memorial services begin at 6:30 p.m.

  Private inurnment will be at Wanda Cemetery in South Roxana.

  Memorials may be made to Oasis Women’s Center or Roxana Central Elementary School. 

  Online guestbook available at

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