Carol Diane Willis

Born: Tue., Apr. 15, 1947
Died: Wed., Jun. 20, 2012

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Carol Diane Rowland Willis, age 65, of Greensboro, GA, died Wednesday, June 20, 2012 at St. Mary''s Hospital in Athens, GA. A lifelong resident of Greene County, she was born April 15, 1947 in Greensboro. Diane was the daughter of Carol Beatrice Ransom Rowland and the late John D. Rowland. She graduated from Floyd T. Corry High School. For many years she worked at Lena Hy sewing factory and was the manager of Hardee''s of Greensboro. Diane was a member of Ebenezer AME Church of Greensboro. She enjoyed flowers, cooking and taking care of her family.

Diane is survived by her mother, Carol Rowland; husband, Garfield Willis of Greensboro, GA; two daughters, Vickie Lumpkin (Nathaniel) of Greensboro, GA and Kenyotta King (Roy) of Greensboro, GA; three sons, James Rowland (Cathy) of Greensboro, GA, Anthony Rowland of Atlanta, GA and Christopher Johnson (Jillian) of Greensboro, GA; two sisters, Mary White and Brenda Span of Greensboro, GA; twelve grandchildren, Marian (Jesse), Wendy, Vincent, Leslie, ZiQuon, Zirekus, Javion, Allen, Tolanda, Kaniesha, DeMarcus and Patrick; five great grandchildren, Jesse Broadus III, Dreyfuss Latimore, Aniyah Rowland, Ariana Rowland and Britian Broadus; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Funeral Services will be held, Monday, June 25, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. at Ebenezer AME Church, 702 Martin Luther King Jr Drive, Greensboro, GA 30642 with Rev. Sarah Billups officiating. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers. The family will receive friends from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Sunday afternoon at McCommons Funeral Home. McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us at to sign the online guest register.

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Gail Lindsey
   Posted Thu June 21, 2012
So sorry to hear about the passing of Diane. I always enjoyed our conversations while she was manager at Hardees.

Robert and Annette Dowdy
   Posted Fri June 22, 2012
We were so sorry to hear of your loss, the family has our deepest sympathy.

Betty Jo Evans
   Posted Fri June 22, 2012
Dear Family, Diane was so nice to me whenever we met. So sorry for your loss. God Bless, Ms Betty Jo Evans

Terry & Elaine Cantrell
   Posted Fri June 22, 2012
Garfield and family, Our thoughts and prayers are with you during your time of sorrow. Deepest sympathies.

meg marshall
   Posted Fri June 22, 2012
Mrs. Rowland and family, I am so sorry to hear about Diane. I enjoyed knowing her and taking care of her through the years. My prayers are with you at this time.