Service for Gaylan Wayne Willis, Sr. will be held Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014, at 2 p.m. from the Standing Pine Gym.

Burial will be in the Standing Pine Community Cemetery. John E. Stephens Chapel Funeral Services is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Willis, 37, died Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, at his home. He had lived in the Pearl River Community for the past 7 years.

Mr. Willis was a member of Hopewell Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his father, Leroy James Willis and an infant son.

Survivors include his wife, Annie Wallace; mother, Shirley Ann Philoman; daughter, Melanie Willis; step-daughter, Cheyenne Buffalomeat; sons, Gaylan Willis, Jr. and Nita Willis; step-son, Michael Buffalomeat; sister, Cassandra Willis; and brothers, Jonah Willis, Samuel Willis, Fabian Wilson and Andre Boulley.