Vantana Willits, 95, of New Boston, died Saturday, Nov. 8, 2008, at Mercer County Hospital, Aledo. Services are 1 p.m. Tuesday at New Boston United Methodist. Burial is in New Boston Cemetery. Visitation is 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday at the church. Memorials may be made to New Boston Cemetery or New Boston Volunteer Fire Department. Dennison Funeral Home, Aledo, is handling arrangements. She was born Sept. 14, 1913, in New Boston, to William Lee and Goldie Hilligoss Hill. She married Norman Willits on Nov. 16, 1929, in Rock Island. He died Feb. 12, 1986. She was a homemaker. Vantana enjoyed sewing and embroidery. She was a member of New Boston United Methodist Church. Survivors are daughters, Norma Laughlin, Keithsburg, Patsy Huston, New Boston, Shirley Sedam, New Boston, Arlene Clawson, New Boston, and Sue Darling, Cordova; 16 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren 24 great-great-grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren and 11 stepgreat-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, son, Jack Willits, and two brothers, Leo and Donald Hill.