Brian Willis

February 12, 2013

Brian Keith Willis, 36, of 1876 Hartwell Highway, Elberton, passed away Monday, February 11, 2013.

Mr. Willis was born in Elbert County, December 16, 1976, to Keith Dennis Willis and Vicki Ann Lee Willis. He was a equipment operator with Elbert County Government and was a member of Concord United Methodist Church.

Left to cherish his memories are his son, Branson Keith Willis of Elberton; girlfriend, Aylisha Walker of Elberton; parents, Keith and Vicki Willis of Elberton; sister and brother-in-law, Christa and Travis Deal of Hartwell; grandmother, Martha Lee of Elberton; niece, Raelyn Deal; and several aunts, uncles, and cousins.

He is preceded in death by grandparents, James and Mildred Willis and James A. Lee, Sr.

Funeral services celebrating his life will be held at 2:00PM Saturday, February 16, in the Concord United Methodist Church with the Revs. Al Davis and Troy Ayers officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Mr. Willis will be placed in the church at 1:00PM to lie instate until the service hour.

Interment will follow in the church cemetery with Michael Barron, Blue Black, Wesley Black, Josh Carrington, John Jenkins, Blake Parham, John Shaw, and Craig Vickery serving as pallbearers and Russ Wade, Gary Saxon, Chad Whitmire, Victor Haynes, Clayton Jones, Chris Mercer, Clint Webb, Brian Duncan, and James Edward McLeroy serving as honorary pallbearers.

The family is at the home of Keith & Vicki Willis, 1858 Hartwell Highway, Elberton, and will receive friends at Berry Funeral Home from 6:00-8:00PM Friday evening.

The family respectfully request flowers be omitted. Contributions may be made to the Branson Willis Savings account, c/o Northeast Georgia Bank, P.O. Box 6040, Elberton, Georgia 30635.

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Berry Funeral Home & Crematory, Elberton, is respectfully in charge of arrangements for Brian Keith Willis.