MISSOULA – Barbara K. Willis, 51, of Missoula, passed away Tuesday, March 2, 2010, at St. Patrick Hospital of a sudden illness.
Barbara was born Sept. 1, 1958, in Billings to JoAnn and Jerry Willis. She went to grade school in Billings and was a graduate of Helena High School in 1977.
She was employed at Opportunity Resources Inc. She was active in People First!, including terms as its president, secretary and treasurer.
She was a great fan of the Lady Griz basketball team, with season tickets for many years.
She was a faithful member of Missoula First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ).
Barbara was a friend to many people throughout the community, with a smile and greeting to everyone and will be missed by many.
Her father, Jerry of Missoula; and brother, Loren and nephew Cameron, both of St. Paul, Minn., survive her, as well as several aunts, uncles and cousins. Her mother precedes her in death.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 6, at Missoula First Christian Church, 2701 S. Russell St., Missoula. Pastor Allen Shriver will officiate. Interment will follow at a later date.
The family suggests memorials be sent to Opportunity Resources Inc., 2821 S. Russell St., Missoula, MT.
Condolences may be sent to the family at email@example.com.