Mrs. Ida M. Willis, 83, a highly respected, life-long resident of
Posey county, died at Monday (7 Oct 1957) at the Burton Nursing Home in Cynthiana after illness
of two years that had been serious in recent weeks.
She was the widow of Zebulum Willis, a
well known Mt.Vernon mechanic.
Mrs. Willis, a resident of 1028 W. Third street for many years entered the Cynthiana
nursing home eight weeks ago from an Evansville hospital.
The body is at Weisinger Funeral Home
where friends may call after this evening.
Minister John F. Miller of First Christian Church, of which the
deceased was a member for many years, will conduct the funeral service at Wednesday at the church. Burial
will be in Bellefontaine cemetery.
The body will be moved from the funeral home to the church at Wednesday and will lie in state at the
church until the funeral service.
The deceased was of pioneer Posey county ancestry. She was
born in Marrs township, the daughter of Jacob Moore
and Mary Green Moore, both of whom were natives of Posey county.
Surviving are a
sister, Mrs. John Carson, Greenfield, In., and eight nieces and three