Mary Ellen Hogue Willis, 72, of Monticello, passed away April 2, 2014 at Baptist Medical Center in Little Rock.

She was a retired nurses aid and homemaker and a member of First Free Will Baptist Church in Monticello.

Mrs. Willis was born June 4, 1941 and was the daughter of the late Matthew Hogue and Eunice Ritchey Hogue.

She is survived by her husband, Jefferson Willis and preceded in death by the father of her children, Harry Blue Barnett.

Survivors also include her daughter, Debbie Walls of Monticello; three sons, Ritchey Barnett and wife, Paula of Monticello, Billy Barnett and wife Pam, of Monticello and Jerry Barnett and wife, Stacy of Crossett; one brother, William Lee Hogue of Dallas, Texas; one sister, Shirley Kimbrell of Rison; twelve grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren; also her beloved pet dog, Baby Girl; also several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.