John Steven Willers

Wednesday, December 17, 2003

John Steven Willers, 45, Nevada, Mo., passed away Sunday, Dec. 14, 2003, at Nevada Regional Medical Center. He was born May 2, 1958, in Nevada, Mo., to John Dale Willers and Burnita Joyce Disney Willers.

Steve was born and raised in Vernon County and spent the majority of his life here. He made his living as a trucker.

Survivors include three daughters, Shauna Willers and Tiffany Willers, and Samantha Drake, all of Nevada, Mo.; three grandchildren, Dante and Dominic Goforth, and Kylie Rowden, all of Nevada; one sister, Penne Moore and her husband Dusty, Milo, Mo.; one half-sister, Irvilene Gardner and her husband Mark, Leewood, Kan.; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Joyce and John Dale Willers; one half-brother, Irving James "Jim" Pettit, Jr.; and his grandparents, Eva "Sug" Willers and John Henry Willers.

Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m., on Thursday, Dec. 18, 2003, at Moore Cemetery, Nevada, Mo., with the Rev. Wes Anderson officiating. Friends may call now and until 10:30 a.m., Thursday at the funeral home and the family receives friends 6 to 7 p.m., Wednesday at the funeral home.

The children of John Steven Willers request that donations be made to Ferry Funeral Home.