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Funeral Set For Longview Fire Victim

Funeral arrangements have been set for an elderly Gregg County woman who died in a fire early this week. It happened in the Pleasant Hill community at Lonesome Pine and Hunter Road Thursday morning. Eulla Nelson-Willis, 98, a well- known member of the community was killed in the blaze. Fire investigators suspect a wood- burning stove started the blaze.

A caregiver who lived with Nelson- Willis, Ellis Jones, 52, remains in intensive care at a Longview hospital with smoke inhalation and burns. Funeral services for Mrs. Nelson-Willis will be held at Lewis Chapel on Airline Rd. in Longview, Sunday at 2:00 p.m.

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