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Donna R. Wills

October 16, 1928 November 20, 2013
Donna R. Wills
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Obituary for Donna R. Wills

Donna R. Wills, a longtime resident of Brighton, passed away at her home in Brighton on November 20, 2013 at the age of 85.

Donna was born on October 16, 1928 to parents, Harley Norton Miller and Ethel Viola Renee in Flint. She graduated from Davison High School and met the love of her life, Cleon "Bud" Wills while they both were working at Chevrolet. The couple married in February 1949 and together raised their two children and started Meadow Management Corporation in Novi. In 1974, Donna and Bud moved to Brighton to be more centrally located and enjoyed nearly sixty years, and traveling to five continents, together. Donna's greatest love was her husband, children and grandchilren and she cherished time with them. She also excelled at golf, loved playing bridge and enjoyed spending time at casinos.

She was preceded in death by her husband of nearly 60 years, Cleon �Bud� Wills in 2008 and is survived by her son, Greg Wills of Brighton and daughter, Susan (Bruce) Lloyd of Milford; grandsons, Ryan (Casey), and Daren; sisters, Patricia Cadarette, Mary LaCross; brother, William R. Miller and nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

A Graveside Service will take place on Tuesday, November 26th, 2013 at One O�clock at Fairview Cemetery, at Flint Rd & Deeside Dr, Brighton, MI. A Memorial Luncheon will be held Tuesday, November 26th, 2013 at Two O'clock at the American Spirit Center, 10590 East Grand River Avenue, Brighton, MI.

Memorial contributions may be made in her name to the Foundation Fighting Blindness

For further information phone 810-229-2905.


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