She was born Tuesday, February 28, 1928 in Fancy Farm. She was the daughter of the late Aubry Carrico and the late Mae Carrico. She was the wife of the late James Leon Willett.
She is survived by her daughters: Marilyn Derington of Benton and Ellen Erwin of Benton; brother: Bob Carrico of Cincinnati, Ohio; sister: Anna Elliott of Fancy Farm; grandchildren: Craig Hanley of Calhoun, Ga., Brandi Campbell of Herrin, Ill., Emily Erwin of Louisville and Amy Erwin of Murray; and great grandchildren: Rachel Hanley of Calhoun, GA, and Nate and Luke Campbell of Herrin, Ill.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, sons, Steve Willett and James Leon Willett, Jr., brother, Rudy Carrico, sisters, Lennora Carrico, Lena Willett and Ruth Sutherland, and onegreat grandchild, Leni Campbell.
A funeral mass was held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 22 at St. Jerome Catholic Church, Fancy Farm. Father Anthoni Ottagan officiated. Interment followed in the St. Jerome Cemetery, Fancy Farm.
Memorial contributions may be given to the American Heart Association, Great Rivers Affiliate, P.O. Box 15120, Chicago, IL 60693-5120.