Willa Lucille Orrell

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Willa Lucille Orrell, 84, of Tunas, passed away on Dec. 1, 2018. She graduated from Tunas High School in 1951, and at the age of 17, went to Kansas City to work at Farmers Insurance. She later transferred to Colorado Springs, Colo., where she met and married Glenn Orrell, of Bolivar, on March 2, 1954; He preceded her in death.

She was a lifelong member of the Hopewell Freewill Baptist Church of Tunas, where she taught Sunday school and Bible school.

Survivors include: two sons, Jim Orrell and his wife, Rhonda, of Tunas and Wesley Orrell and his wife, Gayla, of Sutherlin, Ore.; one daughter, Gayla Button and her husband, Carl of Urbana; two brothers, Paul Barclay, of Colorado and Pete Barclay of Tunas; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Saturday, Dec. 8 at the Hopewell Freewill Baptist Church and burial was at the Hopewell Cemetery.

Services were under the direction of Cantlon Otterness & Viets Funeral Home of Buffalo.