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Angela Willes

April 8, 1937 — July 11, 2022

Angela Willes, 85, died Monday, July 11, 2022, at Spartanburg Regional Hospice Home.  Born April 8, 1937, in Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire, England, she was a daughter of the late George Arthur and Edith Josephine Strong Willes.

Ms. Willes was retired from Milliken and Company after 39 years, where she served as an Audio-Visual Technician, and later a Sales Training facilitator.  She was a member of the Unitarian Universalist Church of Spartanburg where she was an integral member of the UUCS Pastoral Care Associates. She also served on the card team and was a longtime member of the Second Tuesday Covenant Group and Interweave, an early gay-straight alliance social group.

Angela always had a smile ready for everyone. She loved people and all animals and was an avid gardener.

Survivors include her twin sister, Pamela Copeland of Spartanburg, SC and her brother, John Willes of Charlotte, NC, seven nieces and nephews, and ten great nieces and nephews.

A Celebration of Angela’s life will be held at 2:00 pm Saturday, August 27, 2022, at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Spartanburg, 210 Henry Place, Spartanburg, SC, 29306.

In remembrance of Angela, memorials may be made to the Spartanburg Humane Society, 150 Dexter Road, Spartanburg, SC 29303, Heart LCAC P.O. Box 1467, Laurens, SC 29360, or to the Unitarian Universalist Church of Spartanburg, 210 Henry Place, Spartanburg, SC, 29306.

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Celebration of Life

Saturday, August 27, 2022

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Unitarian Univeralist Church of Spartanburg

210 Henry Pl, Spartanburg, SC 29306

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