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Leize Leman Glover Willis

Leize Leman Glover Willis
  • January 25, 1957 - June 1, 2021
  • Johns Island, South Carolina

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“We are just now finding out about Leize's passing. She was a wonderful loving person and a southern lady! Her smile brought a twinkle to her eyes! ”
1 of 13 | Posted by: John and Bonnie Johnston

“We are so very sorry to hear of Leize´s passing. She was such a kind and loving person. Please accept our heartfelt condolences. ”
2 of 13 | Posted by: Dana and Mark VanHook

“Many years ago, I babysat for Robert and became very fond of Leize during this time. She hosted my first baby shower, which was the most generous and...Read More »
3 of 13 | Posted by: Liz Nelson

“Leize and I have been members of the Charleston Garden Club since 1985. My prayers go to her family. She was a true Charleston treasure! ”
4 of 13 | Posted by: Angel Frizelle Wilson - Friend

“I am so sorry to hear about the loss of Leize. She was adorable and I know she will be truly missed. ”
5 of 13 | Posted by: Eva Ravenel - Friend

“Ethel and family, We are sad for the loss of Leize and want you to know that our thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
6 of 13 | Posted by: Gene and Carol - Family

“Deepest sympathies from the Valentines. ”
7 of 13 | Posted by: Mary Valentine - Friend

“Guerry, Lee, Ethel, and Family, so deeply sorry to hear of Leize´s passing. What a dear, sweet lady. I´ve known her since we were children. ...Read More »
8 of 13 | Posted by: M. Elaine Proctor - Friend

“So sorry to hear of Leize's passing. What a sweet your lady she was - so much like her mother. My mother and I were very fond of Evenlyn. I will miss...Read More »
9 of 13 | Posted by: Anna Taylor Blythe - Friend

“Our love,thoughts, and prayers are with you all. So glad you have each other to lean on and can support through this time. ”
10 of 13 | Posted by: Christie and Stephen Prout - SC

“I was so sorry to hear of the passing of Leize. She was such a delightful person and became a dear friend while visiting my shop. She will be missed...Read More »
11 of 13 | Posted by: Julie Zanetti - Friend

“We are so sad to hear this news of Leize's passing. We have known Leize for over 18 years, since she sold us our first property on Kiawah. She has...Read More »
12 of 13 | Posted by: Mark & Paula Griesbaum - SC

“So sorry to hear this. Condolences to Guerry, Lee and family. Blessings to all. ”
13 of 13 | Posted by: Chris Sosnowski - Friend


Leize Leman Glover Willis, 64, entered into eternal rest on June 1, 2021, at her home on Johns Island after an extended illness. Her memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 6, 2021 in the St. John's Parish Church, 3673 Maybank Hwy., Johns Island, SC, with the Reverend Gregory A. Snyder and the Venerable Callie Walpole to officiate. A reception to follow in the Parish Hall. Arrangements by J. Henry Stuhr Inc., West Ashley Chapel.

Leize graduated from First Baptist High in downtown Charleston and University of the South (Sewanee) in 1979. Upon graduation, she engaged in the family business of planting on Johns Island, where her family has lived for six generations, and later was a top agent with Kiawah Island Real Estate. She was a member of the Charleston Garden Club, a past board member of Sea Island Academy, a member of Sea Island Yacht Club, the Ladies Benevolent Society, and served several years on the Altar Guild at St. John's Episcopal Church.

She was predeceased by her parents, Evelyn Seegars Glover and Harold Glover; and her late husband, Bennett Talmadge Willis Jr. She leaves behind her son, Robert Edgar Bennett, III; sister, Ethel Lockwood Glover Morrow; brothers, Harold Lee Glover and Edward Guerry Glover; numerous cousins; nieces; and a nephew.