The Town of Willie

The town of Willie is located in the northern portion of Liberty County and lies on what is now Fort Stewart Army Base near Hinesville, Georgia.

Surnames that settled Willie include, without limitation:

Warnell

Grice
Darsey
Elarbee
Girardeau
Swindell
Floyd
Kennedy
Caswell
Brannen
Ray

Whitten

May

Bacon

Jones

Stafford

Sheppard

Dukes

Edwards

Futch

Butler

Gooden

Servants of the Willie United Methodist Church

Pastors

Sunday School Superintendents

Organists

R.F. Dennis James S. Darsey Eva Darsey
W.J. Churchwell George T. Darsey Ruth Caswell
W.N. Hill Arthur F. May Julia Darsey
J.M. Rustin Alma Darsey Heape Effie Darsey
E.M. Elder Charles F. Darsey Eleanor Smith May
J.D. McCord William R. Floyd Emma Kate Brewton Bacon
J.E. Fair   Mildred Smith Bacon
E.J. Grimes    
W.E. Dennis    
C.B. Ray    
Hoke Bell    

The first motor vehicles in the Town of Willie were owned by W.P. Gooden, Sr.; A.H. Guy; and J.O. Darsey, Sr.

Copyright 2003 Richard R. Pettys, Jr.

Copyright 2003 Kathleen Pettys