Agaytha Nunnally Willis passed away at Saint Alphonsus Hospital in Boise, Idaho on July 15, 2001 after a long illness.
She was born August 23, 1923 to Roy Nunnally and Avie Pettus of Anniston, AL. She grew up in Anniston. She married Rupert Bryant Willis of Joseph City, AZ. on December 5, 1944 in Florida where he was serving in the Army Air Corp. during World War II
They made their home in Mesa, Arizona and Salt Lake City, Utah. Gaye (as she was known by her friends) later moved to Boise, Idaho to be near her family. Gaye was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She was a homemaker and reared four children.
She is survived by her daughter, Carole Evenson (Lynn) of Boise, Idaho; sons, Lanny (Catherine) of Burley, Idaho; Gary (Cynthia) of Mesa, Arizona, Rodney (Gayla) of Burley, Idaho; a sister, Sybil Nunnally of Seattle, Washington and brother, Leroy Nunnally of Anniston, Alabama; sisters-in-law, Kathleen Baird of Joseph City, Arizona and Leah Briggs of Mesa, Arizona; 11 grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her father, mother and husband.
The funeral will be Thursday, July 19, 2001, at 1 p.m. at Larkin Mortuary, 260 East South Temple, where friends may call Wednesday, July 18, 2001 from 6 to 8 p.m. Interment, Salt Lake City Cemetery.