Willie Earl was born on October 5, 1947 to the Late Bevil and Lucille Hill Dubose. He confessed his life to Christ at an early age and join Pleasant Hill Baptist Church.
He was united in marriage with Hazel Marsh Dubose. They were blessed with four children. One preceded in death.
He was also proceeded in death by his sisters Johnnie Kate Traylor, Mollie Mae Traylor, Louise D. Graham and brothers Henry Lee Dubose and Bishop Curtis Dubose, Sr.
He leaves to cherish his loving memories two sons: Thiesman (Peggy) Marsh, of South Carolina; Kelvien Dubose, of Columbus, MS. Three daughters: Lushanda (Charles) Leverett, of Fountain, CO, Angela Ruffin and Angie Ruffin of Toomsuba, MS. One brother, Okie Lee Dubose of Meridian, MS. One devoted friend of many years Clara D. Ruffin of Toomsuba, MS.
He also leaves to cherish nine grandchildren and one great grandchild.