Willa Mae “Conner” McMakin, 61, a resident of Cleveland, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013, at the family residence.
She was the daughter of the late Dorothy Allen Prince and Roy Prince. She was also preceded in death by her sister, Deanna Beard.
At the time of her death she worked at Merck Corp. as an operator. She enjoyed reading, the outdoors, the mountains and attending her church. She was a member of United Faith Chapel.
Survivors include her husband, Grady Michael McMakin; two sons: Tony Conner and his wife, Jennifer, and Cleaston Conner and his wife, Kristy; one daughter, Salina Milner and her husband, Gene, all of Cleveland; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; one brother, Danny Roy Prince and his wife, Red, of Benton; and several nieces and nephews.
A Remembrance of Life service will be held at 2 p.m. today, Oct. 13, 2013, at the Wildwood Avenue Chapel of Jim Rush Funeral Homes with Pastor Eddie Gladson officiating.
Interment will follow in Fort Hill Cemetery with family and friends serving as pallbearers.
We encourage you to share your memories and or condolences with the family at www.jimrushfuneralhomes.com.