Funeral services will be 1:00 p.m. Friday, December 19, 2014 at Hughart & Beard Funeral Home in Hopkinsville conducted by Pastor Steve Rose with burial to follow in Fuller Cemetery. Visitation will be on Friday from 11:00 a.m. until the service hour at the funeral home.
A native of Christian County born September 14, 1940, she was the daughter of the late Paul Durwood and Irene Woodson Poindexter Pendleton. Her husband, Thomas Ray Ellis preceded her in death on July 7, 2008.
She was a retired registered nurse after many years and had recently retired from Rent-A-Space in Clarksville, TN where she had served as manager. She had been a long-standing member of Hopkinsville Seventh Day Adventist Church and was a longtime supporter of Wake Up America.
Survivors include a son, Donald Ray Ellis (Lydia), Nashville, TN, one daughter, Patricia Arlene Jones (Billie), Cottonwood, TN, one brother, Kenneth W. Pendleton, Sr., Hopkinsville, two sisters; Shirley Stewart (Levi), St. Louis, MO and Frances Norfleet (David), Crofton, three grandchildren; Ami Lundquist Warner (Daniel), Talena Ellis and Tracey Rae Carson Socha (Joe), six great-grandchildren; Noah, Caleb and Lily Warner, Chloe and Emma Carson and Leah Sanders and three step-grandchildren; Ryan, Patrick and Justin Socha.
In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a grandson, Michael Joe Carson, Jr. in 2006.
Memorial contributions are suggested to Wake Up America, P.O. Box 273, Bellbrook, OH 45305.