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Willie Mae Roy of Fresno CA. died peacefully, at 1100 Am on January, 13 2018. She was 90 years old. Willie was born on October 4, 1927 in Wampee, S. C. She was a retired Real Estate Broker.

Willie was preceded in death by her husband, Glenn McCoy of 24 years and Louis Roy of 29 years and sons, Ron McCoy, William M. Roy and son-in law, David Ferry of Fresno, CA. Also, her Brothers, Clyde Inman, Bill Inman, and James Inman. Sisters, Louise Cunningham, Margaret Clark, Lucile Permenter, and sister-in-law, Elberta Inman.

She is survived by her daughter, Deborah Jean Bortisser of Katy, TX and daughter, Marilyn J. Ferry, of Fresno, daughter-in-law, Jean Roy, of Fresno, sister, Carolyn Finley and husband, Tom of Wilmington, N. C. Also, grandchildren, Charles and Jim Roy, Chris Noyer and Heather Bortisser and six great-grandchildren.

She graduated from Wampee High School in 1945 and was named Valedictorian of her class. She was awarded a scholarship at Winthrop College, in South Carolina but declined to accept because she was needed at home to help on the farm. Her entire life was focused on the needs of others. She truly loved people and was quick to hug everyone she came in contact with. She truly believed if the world would hug more, it would be a better place. She believed a hug created instant bonding. One of her favorite quotations was "love", isn't love, until you give it away. Willie gave lots of love away via her hug.

Willie retired her Real Estate business in 1979 when Lou retired and together, they enjoyed traveling, fishing and exploring our beautiful country and abroad. She enjoyed oil painting, needle work, music, guitar and piano. She always felt her greatest achievement was being a dedicated loving wife and mother. She was a stay at home mom until her children were out of high school. She loved the Lord and served Him by witnessing through acts of kindness and help to others in need.

A graveside service will be held at Belmont Memorial Park on the 22nd of January at 11:00 AM.

It is the family's request that in lieu of flowers, a donation be made to the Alzheimer's Association at or mailed to: Alzheimer's Association P.O. Box 96011 Washington, D.C. 20090-6011. It is Willie's request that remembrances may be made by taking a friend or loved one to lunch or dinner and tell him/her the things we often think of only after someone is gone and then, finish with a long and loving hug-----for Willie.