Amanda AJ Willie

St. George UT- Amanda A.J. Willie, 33 years old, passed away on January 12, 2021.  She was born July 15, 1987 in Gallup, New Mexico to Nancy Scott Wilson and Archie Willie JR.

Amanda was raised most of her life in St. George, Utah and considered this town her home.  Amanda was a caregiver at Beehive Homes. She truly enjoyed the residents in the facility and loved talking with them and adopting as many grandparents as she could. Amanda surrounded herself with family and ensured that her love was felt in all their hearts. She enjoyed going to the beach and playing in the water, but she also loved going to Mesquite with family and close friends.

She is survived by her significant other Kolby Arnold in St. George, Utah; their four daughters Latisha Arnold, Kaleesha Arnold, Kaliya Arnold, and Zaysha Arnold; her siblings Shannon Quintanar, Elton Willie, Roxanne Willie, Rexanna Willie, and Regina Willie. She is preceded in death by her grandparents Archie Willie SR, Marry Lee, James Scott Wilson, Ella Kinlicheeny and her cousin Maynard Willie.

There will be a viewing on Tuesday, January 19, 2021, from 5:00 – 7:00 pm, at Spilsbury Mortuary, 110 S Bluff Street, St. George, Utah. A viewing will also be held on Wednesday, January 20, 2021, from 9:30 – 10: 30 am, at Spilsbury Mortuary prior to the funeral service.

Funeral Services will be Wednesday, January 20, 2021, at 11:00 am, at Spilsbury Mortuary, 110 S Bluff Street, St. George, Utah.

Interment is Wednesday, January 20, 2021, at Tonaquint Cemetery, 1777 S Dixie Drive, St. George, UT.

Family and friends are invited to view the funeral online, please log in to Type in the event number 45425 and password AAJW2021.

Arrangements are made under the direction of Spilsbury Mortuary, 110 S Bluff St, St. George, Utah. Friends and family are invited to sign her online guestbook at



5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Second Visitation

9:30 – 10:30 a.m.


11:00 am


Spilsbury Mortuary Chapel
110 S. Bluff
St. George, UT


12:00 pm
Tonaquint Cemetery
1777 S Dixie Drive
St. George, UT

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7 Responses

  1. Victoria willie from Gallup NM she was my cousin sister on my dad side of the family Emerson willie .. my deepest condolences to your lost to the Family and to her kids u will be miss .. I am so sorry auntie Nancy and uncle JR and to all her Siblings ..

  2. Amanda will be greatly missed, she was a light to so many people.
    Prayers for her girls that they will always remember what a great mom they have.
    I am still in shock about this whole situation Love you Amanda

  3. How can we say goodbye to a wonderful, amazing, caring n beautiful person. It’s we will see u later…
    Fly high n watch over us sweet Angel, Amanda

  4. Amanda was like one of our other Kids. Danny has known her since she was a very little girl and I’ve known her since she was just 14. We loved her like one of our own and was always happy when she’d stop by to see one of our girls. Amanda loved Everyone and would do anything for anyone that needed her. She is very loved and will be very missed.

  5. My deepest condolences to my uncle Jr and Auntie Nancy so sorry for your loss. Amanda will be very much missed all her silliness and kind heart for everyone around her, Sunshine hang in there I know your sister was your world, and for her beautiful girls be strong your mom is still with you she knows how strong her babies are and again so sorry my willie family love you. I still can’t believe it Amanda you will be missed and never for gotten now your with Grandpa willie & Maynard welcoming you with open arms. Love you beautiful cousin sister Amanda

  6. I’m sorry I’m still in disbelief, I’m sorry uncle Jr & Nancy & to Amanda girls, my little family & I send our condolences to you all. Amanda you will truly be missed & never forgotten may you rest in heaven with all God’s Angels.

  7. Amanda I can’t believe it. It’s just all so sudden. You were the auntie that showed a lot of love when ever we seen each other. You loved everyone around you, you had the brightest and biggest heart ever. You will be missed by so many people and will never be forgotten. I love you so much Amanda.

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