Pearl “Peggy” Willis (1924-2018)


On June 6, 2018, Pearl Willis best known as Peggy, passed away peacefully at the age of 93 in Marysville Ca. surrounded by family and her dearest friends.

Peggy was born on September 20, 1924 in Hamilton City CA. as one of 7 children. She is survived by her Brothers James (Mena) Cordova, John (Dena) Cooper and Eugene (Sally) Tamantini.

She married her husband Charles E Willis (who preceded her in death on March 1, 2009) in 1963. They purchased a home in Williams CA. shortly after their marriage in which they enjoyed years of family and friends. Peggy remained living in the same home until the time of her death. She loved camping, hunting and fishing, which she enjoyed until shortly before her death.

Peggy worked at the Harters Cannery in Yuba City CA. for over 30 years until she retired in 1992. She worked hard most of her life and enjoyed life as she did.

Peggy raised six daughters two of which preceded her in death. Jeanne Tiner (Glen) of Keno OR. Rose Shoopman (Larry) of Nampa ID., Terry Chandler of Nampa ID., Robin Willis of Nampa ID. (Whom preceded her in death in 1980), Deloris Browne (Harry) of Williams CA. (whom preceded her in death in 1987), Sherry MacCrindle (Brian) of Muleshoe TX. 16 Grand Children: Tammie, Pam, Vicky, Kim, Stacey, Jason, Hillary, Gary, Bradley, Jamie, Peggy, Charlie, Teigan, Margret, Jennifer and Ben ; 29 Great Grandchildren and approximately 16 Great-Great grandchildren with one more due in October, along with numerous generations of nieces, nephews.

Services to be held as follows: Visitation on the 15th of June from 5-8 PM at McNary-Moore funeral home in Colusa CA. Graveside service on the 16th of June at Noon at the Williams CA. Cemetery. A reception following the service at her home in Williams CA. Memorial Donations can be made in Honor of Pearl Willis to following: The National Breast Cancer Foundation, Leukemia Foundation, American Heart Association.

Arrangements are under the direction of McNary-Moore Funeral Service – FD-410 • (530) 458-2111