Ladonna Jo Willis
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Ladonna Jo Willis
  • September 17, 1947 - October 23, 2017
  • Lubbock, Texas

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LaDonna Jo Willis died on October 23, 2017, in Lubbock, Texas. Services will be officiated by Michael Holster on Monday, October 30th at 2:00 p.m. at George Price Funeral Home in Levelland. Interment will be at the Levelland Cemetery. LaDonna was born September 17, 1947 to Jimmie D. and Era Jo Barnes in Levelland. LaDonna was raised in Levelland, graduating from Levelland High School in 1967. She spent much of her life working in administrative positions with a number of local entities until her retirement. Even in retirement, she remained active serving multiple times as President of the tenant's association at the Residences at Shadow Hills. She took great pride in helping organize the activities of the association and preparing welcome gifts for all of the new tenants. She was also active in fundraising for the American Cancer Society and American Heart Association, both causes close to her heart. LaDonna is preceded in death by her father, Jimmie D. Barnes. She is survived by her son, Scott Cherry (Melissa) of Lubbock; daughter-in-law, Jessica Howell of Wolfforth; granddaughters Ashley and Justine; soon to be born great-granddaughter Isabella; mother, Jo Bray of Levelland and sister Vickie Redford (Bob) of Levelland. The family wishes to offer a special thank you to Janet and Sue and LaDonna's many friends at the Residences at Shadow Hills and the staff at the Plaza of Lubbock for their love, support and care for LaDonna during her final years of life. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in LaDonna's honor to the Senior Activity fund at the Residences at Shadow Hills of Lubbock or the American Heart Association.