Geraldine Deannie Altazin Willis, age 77, a native of Baton Rouge, and a resident of Orange, and Bogalusa, peacefully passed away at her residence in Bogalusa, on Tuesday, Nov. 29, surrounded by family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Cyril Sanchez Altazin, Sr. and Velma Schatzle Altazin; sisters, Delores Altazin Calahan, Peggy Altazin Ringe, and Patricia Altazin Berthelot.

She is survived by her husband of fifty years, Bobby J. Joby Willis; a son, Stephen E. Willis of Bridge City; and daughters, Tammy Jo Willis Warren of Orange, and Toni Jo Willis Thurmond of Vidor; five grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; a brother, Cyril Altazin, Jr.; and numerous nephews and nieces.

In accordance with her wishes, she will be cremated. A Private funeral- ceremony and burial will be celebrated by her family at a later date.

Those wishing to do so can make donations to the American Breast Cancer Society; Palestine Baptist Church in Bogalusa; or Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Vidor.