Mary Ellis, clergy spouse


— Mary Ellis, 86, a clergy spouse, died Aug. 14, 2006, at Winston Medical Center. 

Services were held Aug. 16 at Nowell Funeral Home with the Rev. Dewayne Warren officiating. Pallbearers were Randall Ellis, Del Estest, Danny Hancock, D.J. Reed, Homer Watkins and Jerry Webb. Burial was in Evergreen Baptist Cemetery. Nowell Funeral Home handled arrangements. 

Mrs. Ellis was the wife of the Rev. Robert Ellis, a retired clergy member of the Mississippi Conference of The United Methodist Church. She had worked as a sales clerk for Bill’s Dollar Store. She was a long-time Sunday school teacher and a member of Noxapater United Methodist Church. 

Survivors include: husband, Robert Ellis; sisters, Hilda Stevenson of Louisville and Ruby Sanders of West Point. 

Memorials may be made to a favorite charity.