BURLESON - Arlys L. Willis, 73, a bookkeeper, died Saturday May 30, 2009 in Fort Worth after his battle with cancer.

 A memorial Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. today at Mountain Valley Funeral Home Chapel.

Arlys was born January 26, 1936 in Bell County to Jesse Marvin and Velma Oldham Willis.

Arlys was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers and one sister.

He loved spending time with his family and friends, going to the lake and playing pool.

Arlys had and interest in helping people and in building them up.

Survivors, girlfriend, Bronis Vore of Cleburne; sons, Benjamin Willis and wife Erin of Burleson, Tommy Willis of Cleburne, Ridge Willis and wife Carol of Kansas City, Mo.; daughter, Amy Brigance and husband Shawn; four grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews, extended family and friends.

Published June 3, 2009

Stephenville Empire-Tribune