Barbara June (Marlow) Willis, 94, of Cambridge, passed away Tuesday (October 5, 2021) at her home.
She was born March 19, 1927 in Cambridge, daughter of the late Robert and Virginia (Osborne) Marlow.
She retired from Champion Spark Plug after 33 years of service, where she established the credit union for employees. She was a member of Faith United Methodist Church and Faith Women of the church. Barb was a 1945 graduate of Brown High School; she also earned her Associates degree from Columbus Business College. She enjoyed listening to and watching the Ohio State Marching Band and attending Alpha Pi Sigma Sorority, Phi Chapter meetings and functions.
In addition to her parents Barb was preceded in death by her husband Don Willis whom she married June 20, 1949 and passed away in 1998; two sons, Doug and Dana; one sister Melba Lanning.
She is survived by one son Drew Willis of Caldwell; one daughter Julie (Jim) Tipton of Cambridge; six grandchildren, Gretchen (Brad) Brumfield of Cambridge, Patty Willis of New Lexington, Darren (Amanda) Willis of Cambridge, Stephanie Willis of Cambridge, Cameron Willis, and Mariah Willis of Circleville; seven great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and her four legged companion Frank.
Visitation will be held Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at Faith United Methodist Church where A Celebration of Life will follow at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Georgette Gaston officiating.
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