Esther Nora Willey
September 18, 2013
Esther Nora Willey (Brinkman), 96, of Mechanicsville, died Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013, at Hallmark Care Center in Mount Vernon.
Funeral services were 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, at Morgan Funeral & Cremation Choices, Mount Vernon, by celebrant Mary Morgan. The family greeted friends Saturday from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the service. Burial was at Rose Hill Cemetery, Mechanicsville.
Surviving Esther are her daughter, Janice Vine and friend Loren Bragg of Barnes City; two sons, Douglas and Edith Willey of Mechanicsville and Gerald and Dawn Willey of Marion; daughter-in-law, Sherry Willey of Tipton; and many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
Preceding Esther in death were her husband, Ralph Willey, and son, Roger Willey.
Esther was born July 20, 1917, in Wheatland. Her parents were Henry and Minnie Brinkman. She married Ralph Willey on Nov. 18, 1936.