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Florence I. Willard

Florence I. Willard

Florence I. Willard, age 83, of Salt Springs, FL, formerly of Lawrenceburg, passed away Sunday, August 12, 2018 at Estelle’s House in Ocala, FL.

She was a native of Laurens County, GA, a homemaker, and a member of Forrest Avenue Missionary Baptist Church in Apopka, FL.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Willie Clinton and Verlie Jane Evans Watson; her husband, Kenneth R. Willard; one son, Don Roberts; and one daughter, Norma Gray.

She is survived by sons Micheal Willard of Tennessee, Billy Willard of Florida, Ray Willard of Kentucky; daughters: Betty Platt of Florida, MaryAnn Buckley of Ohio; two sisters: Omie Banks and Cleo Gilliland both of Florida; one brother: Richard Watson of Florida; 20 grandchildren; 30 great grandchildren; 1 great great-grandchild.

Funeral services for Florence I. Willard were conducted at Neal Funeral Home at 3:00 p.m. Tuesday, August 21, 2018, with Louie Napier officiating. Interment followed at Lawrence County Memorial Gardens in Lawrenceburg. Condolences may be sent by way of our website at

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