Elfreda Willis, age 73, of Battiest went to her heavenly home on January 4, 2021. She was born to Elesten Willis Sr. and Lilliella (Samuel) Willis on October 18, 1947 in Talihina, OK. Elfreda lived most of her life in Battiest, OK.
Elfreda was a member of Bethel Hill United Methodist Church in Battiest, OK. She loved going to church and shopping every weekend. She enjoyed spending time and eating family dinners with her loved ones as much as possible. Elfreda also loved singing, listening to Elvis Presley and watching Walker Texas Ranger on tv.
Elfreda was preceded in death by her parents; one sister, Ramona Stricklin; one brother, Norman Samuel; one brother-in-law, Larry Stricklin; one niece, Amanda Willis; and one nephew, Edgel Samuel, Jr.
Elfreda leaves to cherish her memory a sister, Alestine Thomas, of Oklahoma City, OK; 4 brothers, Vernon Willis and Elesten Willis Jr., both of Battiest, OK, Everett Glen Willis and special friend, Lisa Pearman, both of Oklahoma City, OK, and Edgel (Jane) Samuel, of Broken Bow, OK; seventeen nieces, six nephews, many great nieces, great nephews, cousins; special friends, Sammye Curetone, of Mena, AR and Loretta Tadlock, of Grannis, AR.
A Celebration of Life will be Friday, January 8, 2021 at 2pm at Bethel Hill Cemetery in Battiest, OK. The family asks for everyone planning to attend to please wear masks due to COVID-19.
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