Carol Diane Willis

April 15, 1947 ~ June 20, 2012 (age 65)

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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