THOMSON, Ga. - Mr. Brian Allen Willis, 26, of Thomson, entered into rest March 1, 2008, at McDuffie Regional Medical Center.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, March 5, 2008, at New Hope Baptist Church with Rev. Allen Holbrook officiating. Interment followed in Westview Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Pete Paulson, L.J. Fernandez, Cole Gray, Don Ray, Wayne Wilkerson, Robert Whitfield, Zach Norris and Ivan Crawford.
Mr. Willis was born in Augusta, but lived in Thomson for many years. He was a member of New Hope Baptist Church. The family said that he enjoyed archery, hunting , fishing, horseback riding, singing and playing guitar.
Survivors include his parents: Chuck and Kay Whitener Willis, Thomson; sister: Valerie Willis Hackenberry and her husband Patrick, Thomson; nephews: Jacob and Johnston Hackenberry; maternal grandmother: June Whitener, Augusta; paternal grandmother: LouEllen Willis, Augusta; paternal great- grandmother: Lula Johnston, Augusta, GA. He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, Charles E. Willis and his maternal grandfather, Charlie Whitener.
Memorials may be made to New Hope Baptist Church 1424 Cobbham Rd. Thomson, GA 30824.
Beggs Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.