Graveside funeral services will be held for Jasper Lee Willis, 74, of Chickasha at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, June 1, 2012, in the Rose Hill Cemetery in Chickasha.

Jasper Lee Willis was born in Bremond, Texas, on March 12, 1938, to Jasper Paul & Opha (Connell) Willis.  He died on Friday, May 25, 2012, in Chickasha.

Jasper grew up in Bremond and attended Bremond elementary and junior high schools.  He got a lot of pleasure out of playing in a band.  Jasper later worked as a truck driver in the oilfield, primarily for Pool Trucking Company.  He moved to the Chickasha area in 1991 and retired in 1992.

Jasper married Marion Mitchell on February 14, 1997, in Chickasha.  He was a member of Grace Baptist Church and enjoyed playing guitar in a band at the Chickasha Senior Nutrition Center.

He was preceded in death by:  both parents and two sisters, Minnie Mae Stephens and Wanda Stephens.

Survivors include:  wife, Marion Willis of the home; son, Paul Willis of Norman; daughter, Dorothy Martin of Robert Lee, Texas; 7 step-children; 13 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

Services are under the direction of Ferguson Funeral Home.

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