Willie Commons Mrs. Willie Evesta Commons, 84, of Chattanooga, passed away Monday, March 10, 2014, at her residence. She retired from ABC Dry Cleaners after many years of service. She was preceded in death by her husband of 40 years, Willie Joe Commons; mother, Willie Mae Strickland; sisters, Odessa Truss and Betty Fullen; and nephew, DuWayne Crockran. Survivors include two sisters, Mary Catherine Keith, of Chattanooga and Glenda Crockran, of Springfield, Ohio; four nieces; two nephews, all of Springfield, Ohio; 24 great-nieces and nephews; several other relatives; devoted friend, Jerry Ware and many other friends. The body will lie-in-state at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday at Taylor Funeral Home with a graveside service to follow at 11:30 a.m. in Lakewood Memory Gardens, East, with Pastor Robert Chaney Jr. as the eulogist.