July 6, 1964 – February 8, 2021
(Gina) Willis, born July 9, 1964, went to be with the Lord
on February 8, 2021. Gina Willis is the daughter of Lula and
Henry Willis, II, and is survived by three daughters:
LaFonda Willis, Sharonda Willis and Angel Pate; two
grandsons, Eduardo (Champ) Adams, III and Isaac (I.J.)
Harvin, Jr.; one sister, Doristeen Willis and three
brothers: Lawrence Earl Willis, Alvin Willis, and Henry
Willis, III. They will all miss her more than words can say.
was preceded in death by her mother, father, two sisters,
four brothers and a host of nieces, nephews, and cousins,
and the love of her life, David Pate.
attended Libbey High School in Toledo, Ohio and was a
Homemaker upon her passing. She was known in the Toledo
community for her nurturing, cooking, warm hospitality, and
great sense of humor. The Head Start Program and Toledo
Public and Catholic schools recognized Regina Willis for her
involvement with the education and development of her two
grandsons, I.J. and Champ. Gina was also known, respected,
and praised for her exceptional organizational, cleaning,
and interior decorating skills. She did not like a “speck of
dust” in her house.
Gina is beloved and was a
mother, sister, friend, and aunt to many. She will be deeply
and sorely missed. Her family will host a Celebration of
Life and Candlelight Vigil in her honor on Sunday, Easter
Day, April 4, 2021.