Brenda Lee Willis (nee:Whipkey), age 63, passed away peacefully on Thursday, February 5, 2020 at Akron City Hospital.
She was born on December 19, 1956 in Barberton, Ohio to Gary & Janet (nee: Skidmore) Whipkey. She attended Barberton High School. She was married to Dennis Willis on July 21, 1979; they were married for 40 years. Brenda spent her life caring for people. Her favorite times were simple activities that included her family; making a meal was always high on the list. Preceded in death by her parents, Gary and Janet Whipkey. Brenda is survived by her husband, Dennis; 2 sons, Christopher Willis (Denise), Dwain Willis (Tina); and daughter, Melissa Willis. Brother, Gary Whipkey, Jr. (Wanda). Many grandchildren, Caitlin, Connor, Christian, Noah, Madasin Lee, Serena, Caitlin & Matt Celek, Brian, Madison Rose, Jimmy, James, Jake; and beloved nieces and nephews, Gary, Charlene, Payton, Gary IV, Jordyn, Dalton and Nina; and numerous relatives and friends.
The family would like to express our thanks for the wonderful care of the ManorCare of Barberton and the Akron City Hospital Staff.
Funeral Services will be held, at 4:00pm on SATURDAY, February 8, 2020 at Cox- McNulty Funeral Home, 222 Norton Avenue Barberton. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 2:00-4:00pm at the funeral home.
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