Rebecca Carroll Willis was born December 14, 1937, in Gaffney, South Carolina, to Jessie Mae Moore. She was raised by George and Marie Ross, her foster parents. Rebecca attended and graduated from Granard High School in Gaffney, SC, in 1956. She was known as “Joyce” to family and friends
Rebecca was married to Frederick Willis, and they were blessed with four children, Dimitri, Frederica, Janin and Erik, who preceded her in death. She is survived by seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. She was very proud of her family’s achievements. She supported their academic endeavors and was dedicated to ensuring that funds were established to help with college expenses.
The family wishes to honor Rebecca’s memory by accepting donations in her name to provide aid to foster parents and to help increase the opportunities of children currently in the foster care system. Your donation will help to provide a child in foster care with a brighter future.