Mary Emma Stewart Willis, age 78 of Leitchfield, KY died Thursday, April 8, 2021 at her residence. She was born in Chenault, KY on March 13, 1943, the daughter of the late William and Pauline Applegate Stewart. Mary was a member of Ephesus Cumberland Presbyterian Church and a former manager of the Dollar Store. She enjoyed flower gardening and reading.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her daughter Terri Armes Bradley, son Delbert Willis, Jr., grandson Austin Ray Willis and siblings Bobby, Randy and Garland Stewart.
Mary is survived by her husband Delbert Willis, Sr. of Leitchfield, KY
2 sons - Eddie Armes of Harned, KY and Gary (Candy) Willis of Louisville, KY
3 daughters - Gail (Albert) Boswell of Kankakee, IL, Tammy (Timmy) Cherry of Bowling Green, KY and Melissa Stevens of Hardinsburg, KY.
11 grandchildren: Brittney, Tony, Colton, Savanna, Amber, Austin, Noah, Nicole "Scooter", Tabitha, Cody, Jamie and Alyson
14 great grandchildren: Baylee, Michael, Kurt, Aniah, Ryker, Grayson, Meara, Brayden, Amaree, Jaxon, Amarya, Ariel, Thea and Aria
9 brothers and sisters: Teddy (Virginia) Stewart, Wayne (Debbie) Stewart, Norman (Jean) Stewart, Ricky (Linda) Stewart, Cindy (Ted) Bishop, Norma Jean Stokes, Patsy (Walter) Goatley, Juanita Embry and Bonnie (Jim) Frank
Funeral services will be held at Trent-Dowell Funeral Home on Friday, April 16, 2021 at 3 PM with cremation to follow. Visitation will be held on Friday after 12:30 PM.
Expressions of sympathy are suggested to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.
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