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Wanda Willis

April 1, 1955 — July 2, 2017

Wanda Hearn Willis, age 62, of Shelby, NC, passed away July 2, 2017 at Wendover Hospice.
Born April 1, 1955 in Cleveland County, she was the daughter of the late Wallace and Marlene Hearn .In addition to her parents; she was preceded in death by her sister Sybil Hearn.
Wanda was a member of Way of the Cross Baptist Church and worked at Doran Textiles for over 20 years.
She is survived by her husband of 30 years, Frankie Willis; daughter, Crystal Church and fiancé Steven Burton of Polkville; grandson, Skyler Elmore of Polkville; sister, Sandy Stallings and husband Bill of Shelby; and a special cousin, Ramona Dowda of Gastonia.
A funeral service will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 5, 2017 at Cleveland Funeral Chapel with Pastor Robert Mote officiating. Burial will follow the service at Cleveland Memorial Park. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
The family would like to extend a special thanks to Wendover Hospice for the exceptional care given to Wanda during her stay with them.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Cleveland County, 953 Wendover Heights Dr., Shelby, NC 28150
Cleveland Funeral Services and Crematory is serving the family.
An online guest registry is available at

  • Visitation

    July 05, 2017
    1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

    Cleveland Funeral Services

    2518 W. Dixon Blvd.
    Shelby, NC
    (704) 487-5811
  • Funeral Service

    July 05, 2017
    2:00 PM

    Cleveland Funeral Services Chapel

    2518 W. Dixon Blvd.
    Shelby, NC
  • Interment

    Wednesday July 05 2017

    Cleveland Memorial Park

    1225 College Avenue
    Shelby, NC
    (704) 434-6081
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