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Born on February 3, 1941 in Cambridge, MD, she was the daughter of the late Hank and Hilda McClain Greene.
Julia received her education in Dorchester County, where she was a graduate of Cambridge High School, Class of 1957.
On June 15, 1958 she married Phillip W. Willey, Sr.
Her working career began at Rob Roy, but shortly thereafter she became employed at Airpax where she remained a faithful employee for 33 years before retiring in 1997. Following retirement, she worked as a substitute teacher at Sandy Hill Elementary school until 1999. Julia also worked with her sister for a number of years at Joyce's Hair Fashions.
Julia was a past member of Souls Harbor Church of God, where she had served as Sunday school teacher and president of the Ladies Auxiliary.
Her greatest enjoyment was spending time with family and friends.
Surviving besides her husband of 52 years, Phillip W. Willey, Sr of East New Market, MD is a son Phillip Willey, Jr. and his wife Mary of Elizabeth City, NC; a daughter Lisa Schuyler and her husband Thomas of East New Market, MD; three grandchildren Steven Schuyler, Sarah Schuyler and David Willey; one great-grandchild Amelia Schuyler; a sister Joyce Newcomb and her husband James "Jimmy" of Cambridge, MD; two brothers Marvin Greene and his wife Shirley of Crisfield and Rev. Charles Greene and his wife Bonnie of Seaford, DE. Surviving are also several nieces and nephews whom she loved dearly, especially her niece Kelly Greene who was instrumental in coordinating her medical needs over the past few years.
Preceding her in death besides her parents was a sister Irita Greene.
The family will receive friends Sunday evening, November 28th from 6 to 8 p.m. at Curran-Bromwell Funeral Home, P.A., Cambridge. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Monday, November 29th at the funeral home where the family will also receive friends one hour prior to the service. Officiating will be The Rev. Delmer Willey. Burial will follow at Dorchester Memorial Park, Cambridge.
Pallbearers will be Timmy Willey, Kenny Johnson, Kenny Harrison, Jay Newcomb, David Willey and Steven Schuyler.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial offerings be made in Julia's memory to Coastal Hospice at the Lake, PO Box 1733, Salisbury, MD 21802-1733.
Sunday November 28, 2010 , 6:00 - 8:00 PM at Curran-Bromwell Funeral Home
Monday November 29, 2010 , 1:00 PM at Curran-Bromwell Funeral Home
Family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.
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Facts Born: February 3, 1941
Place of Birth: Cambridge, MD USA
Death: November 25, 2010
Place of Death: Salisbury, MD USA
Coastal Hospice at the Lake, PO Box 1733, Salisbury, MD 21802-1733
Angela I extend to The Family & Friends of Julia A. Willey my deepest sympathy in the loss of your Loved One. May your Loving Memories shine through your sorrow because the heart aches for what it has loved& lost. (John 11:32-36)May the promise from GOD of a Resurrection to life to live again in Paradise on a Happy , Peaceful Earth help to ease your sorrow. (John 11:11-14,23-26; Lu 23:43) Angela, Baltimore, MD 12/03/2010 Sandy & Tom Zepp Phil Our prayer are with you and the family to. You know that I am going to miss Juila very much. 12/02/2010 Dawn Shorter So sorry to read your Mom's obituary. She was a nice lady. Your family is in my prayers. With Sympathy Dawn 12/01/2010 Joan McNamara Wilson Condolences to Family, Julia and I were chldhood friends on Hughlett Street for many years. I went to school with her and her brothers and we all grew up together. I want to express my sincere sympathy to the entire family and may your many memories comfort the entire family for many years to come. May God bless you all knowing she is in his hands now. Joan McNamara Wilson 12/01/2010 Scottie Marshall Mr. Phil, Our hearts and prayers goes out to you during this difficult time. Mrs. Willey and I had a many of wonderful conversations while you were "busy." She loved her family dearly. Please be at peace knowing that she is no longer suffering. She will be missed by many. Scottie and the rest of the Tidewater PT gang. 11/27/2010 Lena Wallis and James Fitzhugh Phil: You and your family are in our prayers, we are so sorry. Julia was a wonderful person and will be missed. 11/26/2010
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