Willis Allen Deatherage


Willis Allen Deatherage lost his battle with cancer July 29, 2008. He was born March 28, 1941 in Mesa.

A former resident of Christopher Creek, he spent most of his working years on a dairy and was spending his retirement on his small ranch in Sallisaw, Okla.

He was a devout member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

He is survived by wife, Nancy; son, Willis II; daughter, Connie; grandchildren, Preston, Rebecca, Wayne, Willis III and Cassandra; three brothers, three sisters, nieces, nephews and many other family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, one sister and three brothers.

Viewing will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Friday, Aug. 1 at Bunkers Garden Chapel, 33 N. Centennial Way in Mesa. Services will be at 10 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 2 at the Solomon Ward building, 977 E. Broadway in Mesa.

Interment immediately following at the City of Mesa Cemetery on Country Club and Brown Road.

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