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Jane Lawson Willis

April 24, 1930 — February 20, 2023

Jane Lawson Willis

Mrs. Jane Lawson Willis, wife of the late David E. Willis died February 20, 2023 in Richmond, Virginia. She was born in Halifax County, VA, the daughter of Sally Williams and Robert Barksdale Lawson, and is pre-deceased by her sisters, Francis Lawson Spencer, and Betty Lawson Dillard.

Mrs. Willis is  survived by her three children, James D. Patton IV and wife Elizabeth V. Patton of Richmond, Virginia; Jane P. Christino of Coco Beach, Florida; and David B. Willis and wife Alice Willis of Centennial, Colorado; also, a stepdaughter Dr. Sandra Willis of Birmingham, Alabama. She is also survived by six grandsons, a granddaughter, and six great grandsons.

Graveside services will be held at 11:00 A.M. on March 8, 2023 at Oak Ridge Cemetery with Reverend Glenn Coleman officiating the service.

Memorials may be directed to First Presbyterian Church, 800 North Main Street, South Boston, Virginia 24592, or to your favorite charity.

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Arrangements are entrusted to  Powell Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 1603 Wilborn Ave., South Boston, VA 24592

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