Posted: Tuesday, February 14, 2012 12:41 pm
The Messenger, February 14, 2012
Velma Maizelle Willett, 80, of Hornbeak died Feb. 13, 2012, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union City.
Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Cryer Funeral Home in Obion, with the Rev. Pat Murdock officiating. Burial will follow in Antioch Cemetery near Hornbeak.
Friends may call at the funeral home 6-8 p.m. today.
Pallbearers will be Stephen A. Willett Jr., Dan Boyd Bennett, Jonathan Morris, Ricky Bennett, Jackie Scurlock and R.C. Mooney.
She was born April 29, 1931, in Hornbeak, daughter of the late Charlie Steve and Carrie (Lyons) Corkran. She attended Antioch Baptist Church and was a seamstress.
She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Stephen Andrew and Susie Willett of Troy; her daughter and son-in-law, Theresa and Larry Bennett of Hornbeak; three grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by her husband, Lexie Willett, in 1995; her brother, Jonathan Corkran; and her sister, Mexie Lee Corlew.
Condolences may be left for the family at www.cryerfuneralhome.com.