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Ben and Laura Willis, Grandparents of Wendell Baker

Ben and Laura Willis, Grandparents of Wendell Baker. The Willis family lived in the Pine Hill community which was situated where the Spring Lake subdivision is now located approximately four miles west of Huntsville on the south side of Possum Walk Road (FM 1374). Ben and Laura Willis had three daughters; Fannie, Hattie and Leola and two sons; Jimmy and Frank. Fannie Willis later married Jesse Baker and they had eleven children; Albert, Claude, Alvin, Herbert, Frank, Jessie Bee, James, Nannie Lee, Wendell, Alystene and Leola.