BLACK RIVER, N.Y.
O. Wills, 49, of North Main Street, died Tuesday, Jan. 1, at
Born Aug. 5, 1963, in Scooba, Miss., the son of Willie Otis
Stitman and Ruth Wills, he graduated from East St. Louis
High School and Culinary Arts School in Illinois.
Mr. Wills worked for the Black River Department of Public
Works and later as a supervisor at Alteri's Bakery until he
became ill in 2002.
Suviving are his mother, Ruth Wills; four sisters, Theresa,
and Pearlie Wills, all of East St. Louis, Makita Wills,
Detroit, and Patricia Ballard, Black River; and three
brothers, Lonnie, Freddie and Joe Wills, all of East St.
Funeral arrangements are being handled by the M.L. King
Funeral Home, Belleville, Illinois.
arrangements are with the Reed & Benoit Funeral
Online condolences may be made at www.reedbenoit.com.
Information provided by Reed
& Benoit Funeral
Home and Newzjunky, Watertown, N.Y.