ARNETT -- Connie James Wills, 84, died Monday, Sept. 21, 1998, in a Beckley care center following a long illness. Born Sept. 21, 1914, at Arnett, he was the son of the late Jacob and Ollie Massey Wills. Mr. Wills was a former coal miner. He was preceded in death by six sisters, Della Milam, Faye Bailey, Alvie Coon, Velva Laverty, Blanche Laverty and Dona Wills. Survivors include a sister, Bertha Workman of Toledo, Ohio; nieces and caregivers, Yvonne Lemon and Sue Clay, both of Arnett; and several other nieces and nephews. Services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Flat Branch Baptist Church, Arnett, with the Rev. Andrew Davis officiating. Burial will follow in Massey Cemetery, Arnett. Friends may call two hours before the services Wednesday at the church. Arrangements by Armstrong Funeral Home, Whitesville.