(The Evening Tribune Hornell N.Y. Tuesday, July 6, 1937)
Mrs. Hattie Willis is confined in a Nursing Home in Belmont, is reported not so well this week. She has many friends I town who are sincerely sorry to hear this and wish for a recovery for her that she may return to her home on north street Miss Mittie Willis is staying with her mother in Belmont.
Mrs. Harriet Willis suffered a shock while on her way to Belmont with her daughter, Monday. She is at present at the Roberts Nursing Home in Belmont.
Angelica, July 3 - (AP) - Mrs. Hattie Willis who has been a patient in the Roberts Nursing Home, Belmont for some time was brought to her home here Wednesday. Mrs. Ethel Post is the Nurse in charge. Mrs. Willis's condition remains about the same.
Mrs. Harriet Willis Dies In Angelica
Mrs. Harriet Willis mother of Mrs. Henry Allen of Clark Street and Martin Willis of Pine street, died at her home in Angelica this morning after a five week illness. Funeral services will be held at the M. E. Church in Angelica Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock.
Captain Herbert E. Willis of West Point was called here, Friday, by the illness of this mother, Mrs. Hattie Willis. Mrs. Willis died Monday.
Resolution of Respect
It is with deep solemnity that one of our oldest and most loyal member sisters Hattie Willis has been called from our midst to the Great Beyond. Therefore our order has lost a faithful and highly respected member and we as members of Angelica Lodge 214 Rebekahs mourn our loss. Resolved that our charter be draped for a period of thirty days and that a copy of this Resolution be sent the bereaved families' a copy be spread upon the minutes of the Lodge and a copy be sent to the local paper for publication.
"So glides my life away,
My shares of duties fulfilled,
And, Sister, when it shall be
That this low breath is gone from
Let one most loving of all of you say
Not a tear must o'er her fall,
He gaveth this beloved sleep"
Lula Green Lillian Hadsell Angie Green
Mrs. Harriett Willis
Angelica, July 6-Mrs. Harriet Willis died here Monday morning at 11:30 o'clock. She was 76 years of age and a life long resident of the village. Born here in December 17, 1860, she has always been identified with community life. She was a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church and three organizations of the church, the Bethany Society, the Ladies Aid, and the Foreign Missionary Society. She was a member of the Woman's Christian Temperance Union, the Rebekah Lodge, the Grange and the Gold Star Mothers. Mrs. Willis was married to Martin Willis on July 14, 1880. He died in October 1927. She is survived by five children Captain H. E. Willis of West Point, Mrs. Henry Allen of Wellsville, Miss Mitty Willis of South Hornell, Martin Willis of Wellsville and Glenn Willis. Also Allen Wallace, a son-in-law. Other survivors are ten grandchildren and four great grandchildren and threebrothers, Joseph E. Shafer of Angelica, Moses V. Shafer of Arkport and Fred Shafter of Alta, Alberta, Canada, one sister Mrs. Clare Hewson of Arkport. Funeral services will be held at the Methodist Episcopal Church tomorrow afternoon at 2 o'clock with burial in the local cemetery. A son, George Willis died in France while a member of the A.E.F. Mrs. Willis visited his gravea few years ago.
Mrs. Harriet Willis
Mrs. Harriet Willis, a lifelong resident of this village, died Monday at her home here. She was born in Angelica, December 17, 1860. She has always been identified with community life, being a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church and its Bethany Circle, Ladies Aid, Foreign Missionary Society. She was a member of the W.C.T., Rebekahs and Grange. She was a Gold Star Mothers, her son, George Willis, dying in France during the World War. She was married to Martin Willis on July 14, 1880. He died in October 1927. She is survived by the following children: Captain H. E. Willis of West Point, Mrs. Henry Allen of Wellsville, Miss Mitty Willis of South Hornell, Martin Willis of Wellsville and Glenn Willis,at a state hospital;also Allen Wallace, a son-in-law. Other survivors are ten grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. Three brothers also survive Joseph E. Shafer of Angelica, Moses B. Shafer of Arkport and Fred Shafter of Alta, Alberta, Canada, one sister Mrs. Clare Hewson of Arkport. The funeral services were held in the Methodist Episcopal Church Wednesday afternoon and burial was made in the Angelica cemetery.