Mount Vernon News
  • Hilda H. Willis

  • July 1, 2010

MOUNT VERNON — Hilda H. Harrison Willis, 85, of Mount Vernon died Tuesday, June 29, 2010, at Knox Community Hospital in Mount Vernon.

Hilda was born in Waldkirchen, Germany, and had spent most of her lifetime in Knox County. She was a member of the St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Mount Vernon.

Surviving are her son, Siegfried (Janice) Harrison of Mount Vernon; her grandchildren, Sherry Moxley, Rocky Harrison, Monica Pryor and Erica Sinsel; and seven great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph and Therese (Killesreiter) Gaisbauer; her first husband, Charles Harrison; second husband, Perry Willis; and her sister, Therese Schunke.

A funeral Mass will be Friday at 11 a.m. at St. Vincent de Paul Church with the Rev. Father Mark J. Hammond officiating. Burial will follow in Forest Cemetery in Fredericktown. Friends may call at the church one hour before the Mass.

Memorial contributions can be made to Hospice of Knox County, 17700 Coshocton Road, Mount Vernon, OH 43050. To send an online condolence to the family, visit

The Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon is honored to have been chosen to serve the family of Hilda Harrison Willis.



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