JEFFERSON – Thomas Dean “Tommy” Wills, 62, died Monday, April 11, 2011, following a sudden illness.
He was the son of the late Walter Dean and Hilda Wills. He was a veteran of the United States Marine Corp, serving in the Vietnam War, and was a field mechanic with Yancey Brothers with many years of service. Mr. Wills was preceded in death by a brother, Herby Wills.
Survivors include his wife, Donita Wills, Beaver, W.Va.; daughters, Melissa Toliver and Carrie Wills, both of Winder, Samantha Wills, Millen, Hannah Brownlee, Sylvania, Joanna Pettus and Jessica Pettus, both of Mableton; sister, Linda Kelley, Jefferson; nephews, Brad and Mitchel Wills and Jason Fulcher; niece, Christy Corbett; five grandchildren; and a number of other relatives.
A private family service will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to American Red Cross, P.O. Box 101508, Atlanta, GA 30392-1508.
Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson, is in charge of arrangements.