Mrs. Eddie H. VanDooren, age 73, who lived in Jefferson, NC went to be with her Lord on Monday April 2nd at 9:21 am after succumbing to heart failure. She was surrounded by her two children.
Eddie was born in Morehead City, NC on November 28th, 1944 to George Edward Hill and Florence Lawrence Hill. She married Joseph Morris Willis, Sr in August, 1965 and they had 2 children, Joseph Willis, Jr and Alesha Willis. She later married Dr. Peter VanDooren in Morehead City in July 1980 and they later moved to Creston, NC where she lived until his death in May, 2002. She was very active in her church where they loved her yummy desserts at church functions. She was loved for her warm, kind heart and beautiful smile. She devoted herself to her church and her children. She was a beautiful and generous soul and will be dearly missed.
Eddie was preceded in death by her parents, sisters Rosalee and Mary Bandy and brothers Archie, Johnny and Thurman Bandy. She is survived by her two children (Joe and Alesha) and sisters Thelma and Joanne and brother James.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday April 5th at 2:00 pm at First Assembly of God by Pastor Keith Styron.
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Badger Funeral home was entrusted with the arrangements.