Mavine Willis

Mavine Wright Willis

June 23, 1928 - December 7, 2020
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Mavine Wright Willis, 92, of Fallston, went to her heavenly home on Monday, December 7, 2020 at Peak Resources, Cherryville.

Born in Cleveland County, on June 23,1928, she was the daughter of the late Clemmie McCoy Wright and Nutrice Novella Greene Wright. She was a graduate of Gardner Webb College and retired form Rose Hill Memorial Park. Mavine was an active member of Friendship United Methodist Church where she was a former Sunday school teacher. She was an excellent seamstress who could make anything from clothing too curtains. Mavine also spent countless hours reading and encouraged her family to read. Her greatest love was her family and spending time with them.

In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband of seventy years, Stough A. Willis and two brothers, Hoyle Wright and Norris Wright.

She is survived by her son, Rodney Willis and wife, Lynn of Belwood; daughter, Judy Tysinger and husband, Doug of Fallston; four grandsons, Joey Tysinger and wife, Jenny, Danny Tysinger and wife, Tammy, Charlie Willis and wife, Lori and Ben Willis and wife, Laura; six great grandchildren, Alex Tysinger, Jacob Tysinger, Cameron Tysinger, Tate Willis, Ellis Willis and Jaxon Self and a special niece, Joy Wilson.

Mrs. Willis will lie in state from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm on Friday, December 18, 2020 at Stamey-Tysinger Funeral Home. The family will not be present during this time.

A graveside service will be held on Saturday, December 19, 2020 at 11:00 AM at Rose Hill Memorial Park with the Rev. Karen Doucette officiating.

Memorials may be made to Friendship United Methodist Church PO Box 219, Fallston, NC 28042 or to Hospice Cleveland County, 951 Wendover Heights Drive, Shelby, NC 28150.

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Arrangements have been entrusted to Stamey-Tysinger Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Inc., Fallston, NC.
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Service Details

  • Graveside Service

    December 19, 2020 | 11:00am
    December 19, 2020 11:00am
    Rose Hill Memorial Park
    342 Jim Cline Road
    Fallston, NC 28042
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  • Interment

    Rose Hill Memorial Park
    342 Jim Cline Road
    Fallston, NC 28042
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Yvonne Reynolds

Posted at 01:43pm
So sad to learn of Mrs. Willis' passing. Judy, Rodney, and families, you are in our prayers. Yvonne Reynolds

Tami Ruckman

Posted at 12:18pm

The Gardner-Webb University extended family was saddened to learn of Mavine's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with all who loved him. We are sorry we won't be with you during her service but know that the love and support of the Gardner-Webb family are with you all.

suzanne lee

Posted at 02:08pm
To the entire family of Mavine, OUr deepest and heartfelt sympathies go to all of you. God gain another sweet angel. I bet she your Dad are playing some kind of cards with my parents. We all had some great times together growing up. Mavines sweet smile and loving personality will surely be missed. Our sincere thoughts & prayers are with you. In this most difficult time.

Diane Rabon

Posted at 02:15am
Judy and Rodney and all the thoughts and prayers are with you in the passing of Mavine. I remember her sweet smile and pleasant voice....always happy. I know you each have so many great memories that will always be with you. Our God is a present Comforter during our times of grief and always and He is our Hope. Love you all. Diane Rabon

Dwight and Bernice Mosteller

Posted at 06:33pm
Judy and Family, Our sincere condolences to all of you ! We pray that you will find comfort and peace from the Lord and your sweet precious memories of your Mother. You are in our thoughts and prayers! May God Bless each of you !

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