Mr. Lionell Willingham, age 81, of New Hope Community, passed away September 23, 2017 at his home. He was born in Marshall County to Thomas (T.C.) and Ella May Austin Willingham. Mr. Willingham worked in the farming industry. Mr. Willingham is preceded in death by his parents; wife, Eva Mae Willingham; infant daughter, Linda Lou; sister, Bonnie Willingham.
Survivors are sons, David Willingham, Rickey (Gloria) Willingham and Mickey (Angel) Willingham; brothers, Gregory Willingham and Ira Joe Willingham; grandchildren, Stephanie, Josh, Christy, Jessi, and Fleshia; 13 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren.