Edward H. Willie

Published 12:00 am Saturday, October 25, 2003

Edward H. Willie of 2339 East Washington St., Suffolk, died Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2003, in Obici Hospital.

A native of Nansemond County, &uot;Ed&uot; was the youngest child of Arlethia Council Willie and the late Alexander Willie. He was also predeceased by his son, Brad Willie of Strasburg, Pa.; a brother and two sisters.

He attended East Suffolk High School, and was an Army veteran.

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He had retired from Mack Trucking Company in Strasburg, Pa.

He was a former member of Canaan Baptist Church, where he attended regularly after returning to Suffolk.

His survivors include his mother, Arlethia C. Willie of Suffolk; two granddaughters, Misty Willie and Arlethia Willie; a daughter-in-law, Jean Willie, all of Strasburg; and many other relatives and friends.

The funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, Oct. 27, in Canaan Baptist Church by the Rev. Robert Barnes. Interment will be in Carver Memorial Cemetery.

The family will assemble at the home of Bernice Maloney, 2423 East Washington St.

Crocker Funeral Home is handling arrangements.