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Dale Willis

Mr. Dale Willis, age 91 0f Hope, Arkansas, went to be with his lord on January 7, 2022, in a local nursing home. Dale was born on January 20, 1930 in Dallas, Iowa, to Jess and Esta Tener Willis. He was a retired machinist, worked in the maintence department of Hope Wire products and Champion Auto Parts.  He was of Methodist faith. He coached little league baseball for many years, his hobbies were woodworking, ham radio, and genealogy. He is preceded in death by the mother of his children Marilyn Bachman Willis, second wife Lura Porterfield Willis of 25 years, daughter Wendy Bush and one great-granddaughter Danica Jensen.

Survivors include: daughter Bonnie Bennett, husband Donny, three sons, Bob Willis, wife Deanna, Ronnie Willis wife Sue, Dick Willis wife Lynda, son-in- law Todd Bush, sister-in-laws Sharon Goldman, Betty Townsend, eleven grandchildren, eleven great-grandchildren, host of relatives and friends.

No family visitation is planned.

Graveside service will be 2:00pm Monday January 10, 2022, at Memory Gardens Cemetery. Burial to follow. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of BRAZZEL/Oakcrest The Funeral Home of Hope, Eddie Brazzel, Director. Online condolences: www.brazzelfuneralhomes.com

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