Thelma Ellis


POSSUM VALLEY COMMUNITY—Thelma Beatrice Glennon Ellis, 98, of the Possum Valley Community in Drew County passed away Thursday, October 30, 2013 at Bradley County Medical Center in Warren. She was born on December 14, 1914 to the late Calvin Glennon and Mattie Eubanks Glennon.

She was a homemaker and a farmer, a member of the Bethel Missionary Baptist Church and was a very loving wife, mother, grandmother, neighbor and friend. Thelma was the widow of Cecil Ellis and was also preceded in death her daughter, Margaret Anne Ellis and a sister, Doris Tanner.

Survivors include one son, Raymond Royce Ellis and wife Margie of Lake Village, Ark; three grandchildren, Kristi Best and husband,Tommy of Hermitage, Ark., Anita Endsley and husband, Keith of Oklahoma City, Okla. and James Alan Newton of Montgomery, Ala.; four great-grandchildren, Ashley, Matthew, Selby and J.T. and numerous other relatives and friends.

Funeral Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, November 2 at Stephenson-Dearman Chapel with burial in Sixteen Section Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Online guestbook www.stephensondearman.com.

Stephenson Dearman Funeral Home P.O. Box 506, Monticello, AR 71657, 870-367-2451, www.stephensondearman.com