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Willis A. Trew

Willis A. Trew, 86, a resident of Ocoee, passed away Tuesday, May 26, 2015.

A lifelong resident of McMinn and Polk Counties, he was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, in Cleveland. He was a retired meat cutter.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Patricia W. Trew, his parents, Abe Trew and Viola Melton Trew and grandson Travis Lee Persing.

He is survived by daughters Mary Carringer, Ocoee, Patricia Widmann (husband Don) of Fruitland Park, Florida; grandchildren: Shawn Palic, Jason Goetzen and Bradley Carringer; great grandchildren: Katrina Persing, Lacey Persing, Aubrie-Leigh Persing, Shayla Palic, Dakota Palic, Adam Persing, Jordan Goetzen, Jacey Gibson, Ellah Goetzen, Alex Goetzen, Shaylynne Carringer, Brianna Carringer, and great-great Grandson Brayden Cramer.

A graveside service will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, May 30, 2015, at Jones Chapel United Methodist Cemetery in Athens with Jason Goetzen, Bradley Carringer, Bill Carringer, Jordan Goetzen, Wayne Martin, Steve Norwood and Adam Persing serving as pall bearers.

The family requests memorials be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or Wounded Warrior Project at

You are encouraged to share a memory of Willis and/or your personal condolences with his family by visiting his memorial web page and guestbook at

Companion Funeral Home and the Cody family are honored to assist the Trew family with his arrangements.

Celebration of Life Graveside Service Details
3:00 PM
Saturday, May 29th, 2015
Jones Chapel Cemetery
County Road 780
Athens, TN 37303


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