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Doris "LaVee" Willis

February 22, 1932 — November 6, 2022

Morehead City

Doris "LaVee" Willis, 90, of Morehead City, passed away Sunday, November 6, 2022, at Pruitt Health Care of Raleigh.

"LaVee" was born on February 22, 1932, in Kinston, North Carolina, to the late Edgar and Maude Bass. She spent many years caring for others as a licensed nurse. "LaVee" had a nurturing and loving soul. Family was important to her, and she will be deeply missed as a wonderful mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother.

She is survived by her son, Troy Willis III (Rebecca) of Etowah, NC; brothers, Van Sellers (Catherine) of Straits, NC, Bobby Sellers (Evelyn) of Fayetteville, NC; grandchildren, Jamie Brushwood, and Kelly Fonseca; and numerous great and great-great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Troy Willis Jr.; and her son, James Brushwood.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, NC Affiliate, 600 Airport Blvd., Suite 100, Morrisville, NC 27560.

Family and friends are welcome to submit online condolences at

Arrangements by Munden Funeral Home & Crematory in Morehead City, NC.

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