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Phronzi Turner Willis, 79, of Newberry, died Wednesday, June 10, 2020 at Hospice of Laurens County.

Born on January 31, 1941 in Newberry, she was a daughter of the late Bennie Lee and Juanita Goings Turner. She worked for the Kendall Company – Oakland Plant and was a member Lewis Memorial United Methodist Church.

Ms. Willis is survived by sons, Johnny (Angie) Willis of Little Mountain and William (Tammy) Willis of Columbia; a sister, Bennie Sue Hiller of Newberry; a brother, Randolph Turner of Goose Creek; grandchildren, Bryanna Willis, Ashlynne Waters and Andrew Waters and a niece and nephew, Randi Turner and Mike Turner.

Graveside services will be held at 2:00 pm Sunday, June 14, 2020 at Rosemont Cemetery by the Rev. Jimmy Counts. Memorials may be made to Lewis Memorial United Methodist Church, 1105 First Street, Newberry, SC 29108. Due to COVID-19 everyone is asked to adhere to the CDC social distancing guidelines and make plans on attending accordingly.



#19 Alice Boozer 2020-06-18 09:23
Bennie Sue I am so sorry to hear about the passing of your sister. May God give you peace at this difficult time. Sending prayers to you and family.
#18 Paula Murrell Mills 2020-06-15 09:37
Dear Johnny,Billy & Family,

I am so sorry to hear of Phronzi's passing. Please know that you are all in my prayers.
#17 Ruby Langford 2020-06-14 20:51
Sending love and prayers to the family. Phronzi was a great supervisor at the Oakland Plant. She was a nice and sweet person. I will always remember the good times we shared.
#16 Mamie Ruff 2020-06-13 17:29
Phronzi and I had good times at Oakland Mills she was a good supervisor and after that we would sit on her beautiful decorated porch and eat from Zesto, talk about old times! She loved her boys very much, Sorry to hear of her passing!
#15 Dustin Ransdell 2020-06-13 15:15
Very sorry to hear about Phronzi’s passing I remember she was such a wonderful and friendly lady at Lewis Memorial UMC. My deepest sympathies to her family.
#14 Alice Moore 2020-06-12 14:01
Johnnie, Billy & Bennie Sue - My thoughts & prayers are with you during this time. I’m so sorry for your loss. Wishing you strength & peace during this hard time. My deepest condolences to you & your family!
Alice Moore
#13 Jean Counts 2020-06-12 11:26
Bennie Sue & Family: So sorry to learn of Phronzi's passing. I send my love and prayers to all. May all your wonderful memories help sustain you in the coming days.
#12 Henry Franklin 2020-06-12 01:06
So sorry to hear about Phronzi. My prayers will be with you in the coming days. God bless.
Henry Franklin
#11 Rene Neel 2020-06-11 21:13
Angie, Andrew, and Ashlynne
Sorry for your loss. Keeping you in my thoughts and prayers.
Ms. Neel (NA)
#10 Libby Robertson 2020-06-11 20:56
I am so sorry to hear about Phronzi, she was a great lady. She was my friend and supervisor at AF&F Oakland Plant for many years. She was my moms friend and room mate at White Oak Manor!! Thanks Phronzi for always showing us the right way, we will never forget you!! love Libby
#9 Cleophus Langford Jr 2020-06-11 20:38
My condolences to the family Me and Phronzi work together at the Oakland Plant. She was a wonderful person. She supervise that second shift. She will always be close to my heart.
#8 Donna Cotney Berley 2020-06-11 18:19
Johnny, Billy and family, I am sorry to hear Phronzi passed away. We had a lot of good conversations years ago and had a lot of laughs together! I will always remember those days. I know you all have great memories too. I pray God comforts you in your grief.
#7 Pat Mccullough 2020-06-11 13:30
I’m so sorry to read about Phronzi , she was a special lady .
We always joked about the gold In her eye. She will be missed .love and prayers . Pat Mccullough
#6 Nancy S. Alexander 2020-06-11 09:19
To the Willis Family: We were so sorry to hear about your mother. We had prayed for her and your family that she would be healed. May God be with you and your family and hold you close through the days ahead. Buck, Nancy, and Chris Alexander
#5 Gloria Crayne 2020-06-11 07:33
I’m so sorry for the passing of Phronzi, she was always so much fun to talk with. She will be missed by all who knew her. Love and prayers to the family.
#4 Clint & Sandi DeBran 2020-06-11 07:29
Billy, I am so sorry to learn of your Mom’s passing. I’m sure that this is a very sorrowful time for you and Tammy, but please know that you are in mine and Clint’s thoughts and prayers.
#3 Steve & Diane Metts 2020-06-10 21:06
Johnny, Angie and family
I am so sorry. You have our deepest sympathy. Steve and I have all of you in our prayers. Find comfort in knowing that she is no longer in pain and is now with her Lord and Savior. As the days pass, hold tight to God's hand cherish your memories and hold her in your hearts.
Steve and Diane Madray Metts
#2 Nancy & Tim Owen 2020-06-10 20:57
Dearest Bennie Sue and Family, we are so sorry to read of Phronzi’s passing but are so thankful she is at peace with our Heavenly Father. Praying for our Lord to give each one of you His loving assurance of life everlasting. May He grant you happy memories of the past and knowledge of your reunion with Phronzi in that beautiful eternal life to come. We love you all so dearly and cherish our memories with our dearly beloved childhood and lifelong friends/family. Prayers and love for all of you, Nancy & Tim
#1 Connie A Rayfield 2020-06-10 16:00
So,so,sorry for the passing of Phronzi. You all have my deepest SYMPATHY!!