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Groff Funeral Homes
1607 East Perkins Avenue
Sandusky, OH 44870
Phone: 419-626-3632
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Alice M. (Phipps) Willis, 66, residing in Sandusky, passed away unexpectedly Friday, January 9, 2015 at her residence.

Alice was born on January 27, 1948 in Hazard, KY to the late Clifford and Stella (Corder) Phipps.

Alice graduated from Clintwood High School in Clintwood, VA. She proudly serviced her country in the U.S. Air Force from 1966-1969. Alice was a member of Lighthouse Baptist Church in Sandusky, OH. In her spare time she enjoyed crocheting, and her greatest joy was raising her three wonderful grandchildren.

Alice is survived by her husband, William Willis Sr, whom she married on July 20, 1969; son, William Willis Jr. of Sandusky; granddaughter, Savannah Rose Willis; grandsons, Cory and Jon Willis; sister, Lois (Jimmy) Sexton; brothers, James (Cindy), Robert (Linda) and Bill (Jan) Phipps; and numerous nieces, nephews, and other relatives.

In addition to her parents, Alice is preceded in death by her daughter, Kimberly M. Willis in 2013 and her brother, Jack Phipps.

Friends may call on Sunday, January 11, 2015 from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm at Groff Funeral Homes & Crematory, 1607 E Perkins Ave, Sandusky, OH 44870. Funeral services will be held on Monday, January 12, 2015 at 2:30 pm in the funeral home with Rev. Rich Mick presiding. Burial will follow in Meadow Green Memorial Park, Huron.

Those wishing to contribute to Alice's memory may do so to the American Red Cross, 300 Central Ave., Sandusky, OH 44870.

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