Willis, Jimmie L.comment (0)
June 3, 2010
Jimmie L. Willis, a retired Alabama Baptist pastor, died May 9. He was 75.
A native of Greensboro, Willis received a bachelor of arts from Howard College (now Samford University) in Birmingham in 1953, master of divinity from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary in 1961 and doctor of divinity from Universal Bible Institute in Atlanta.
In Alabama, he served as pastor of Ariton Baptist Church; Old Town Creek Baptist Church, Moulton; and Harmony Baptist Church, Hillsboro. He also served as pastor of churches in Georgia, Florida and Mississippi. He retired from full-time ministry in 1993.
Willis is survived by his wife of 58 years, Kathleen; five daughters; and nine grandchildren. (TAB)