Lenabelle Willison

Lenabelle Willison, 99, of Sunset Manor, Canton, formerly of Lewistown and Ipava, died at 10 p.m. Wednesday, March 3, 1999, at Graham Hospital in Canton.

She was born Sept. 14, 1899, in Pleasant Township, Fulton County, the daughter of Leonard and Lizzie Brillhart Branson. She married Carl L. Willison on Sept. 5, 1920, in Pleasant Township. He died Oct. 17, 1980. She was also preceded in death by one son, Charles, one granddaughter, two infant sons and one brother.

Surviving are one son, Arlan of Ipava; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

She was a member of Lewistown United Methodist Church and its women’s groups. She was a former member of Ipava Presbyterian Church, the Women’s Sewing Circle and Fulton County Home Extension Association.

Services were held Monday at Henry Memorial Home with Rev. Jon Sims officiating. Burial was in Oak Hill Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the church in Lewistown.

From the Peoria Journal Star.


Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 3/10/1999

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