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Carolyn J. Willett

February 14, 1940 ~ February 14, 2015 (age 75)

   Carolyn J. Willett, 75, of Palmyra, MO formerly of Quincy died at 5:50 p.m. (February 14, 2015) in Blessing Hospital.

  Born February 14, 1940 in Hannibal, Missouri, Carolyn was the daughter of Wilton Carl Adams and Anna Mae Scranton.  She married Elbert L. Willett on January 18, 1959 in Calvary Baptist Church in Hannibal, MO.  He preceded her in death on April 30, 2011.

   Carolyn was a member of the Mission Hill Baptist Church and the Mission Hill Primetimer's.  She was also a member of the Lighthouse Chapter Order of Eastern Star No. 194 in Hannibal.  Carolyn enjoyed camping with her husband and going to her great grandson's baseball games, bowling and cross country track meets.  She also loved to collect teapots.

   Mrs. Willett was employed as a CNA at Levering Hospital in Hannibal and then at Blessing Hospital until her retirement in 2006.  After her retirement she then worked part-time as a CNA for Home Healthcare System.

   Survivors include one daughter Kim Andresen (Ron) of Palmyra, MO; two grandchildren Camra Begley (Dale) of Palmyra, MO, Bill Andresen (Jennifer)of Quincy; two great grandchildren Ethan Begley and Cooper Begley both of Palmyra, MO.

   Mrs. Willett was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, one son David Willett and a sister Delores Adams.

   Funeral services will be held Wednesday morning 10:30 a.m. at the Mission Hill Baptist Church in Palmyra, MO with Pastor Kent Lewis officiating.  Burial will be in Grand View Burial Park in Hannibal, MO.

   Visitation will be held Wednesday morning from 9:30 a.m. until the time of services at the church.

   Memorials may be made to the Mission Hill Baptist Church Building Fund.

   The Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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