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Louella H. Willis

June 8, 1930 ~ February 2, 2021 (age 90)


Louella H. Willis was born on June 8, 1930 in Abraham, WV to her late parents Willie and Lottie (Harrah) Goodson.  She went to be with the Lord on February 2, 2021 at the age of 90.

Louella is preceded in death by her late husband Chester Willis; parents Willie and Lottie Goodson; sons Emedio Mastrippolito and James Willis; sister Elzana and Jeanetta; and her brother Billy.  She leaves behind to cherish her memory, her sons Angelo (Audra) Mastrippolito and Chester Willis, Jr. ; grandchildren Eric, Cynthia, Angelo, Theresa, Anthony, and Zachary; brothers Carl, Billy, and Keaton Goodson; sisters Tomie and Margie; and several great-grandchildren who will miss her dearly.

Louella took great pride in raising her children and caring for her grandchildren.  She enjoyed and loved all people and accepted them for who they were.  Louella enjoyed playing piano and found peace in reading her bible every morning.  She was a dedicated member at the Hollywood Baptist Church for over 40 years.  Louella will be missed by all who had the pleasure of knowing her.

A private committal will be held on Monday, February 8, 2021 at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens at 2:00 pm.  Melton Mortuary and Cremation Center have been entrusted with burial arrangements and have the honor of serving the family.  Words of comfort may be sent to the family by visiting

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February 8, 2021

2:00 PM
Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Beckley

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