Ruthie Mae Ellis, age 87, of Conway, passed away Thursday, Dec. 8.
She was born Nov. 16, 1924, in Pike County. Mrs. Ellis was a homemaker and a charter member of Southside Church of Christ in Cabot.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Claude and Minnie Troute; her husband, James Troy Ellis; and a son, Tommy Ellis.
She is survived by her three daughters, Bonnie Green and husband Don of Cabot, Kay Fureigh and husband Pete of London, and Jeanie Valentine and husband Jim of Tulsa, Okla.; a brother, Grady Troute and wife Sharon of Franklin, Ohio; five grandchildren and two great-grandsons.
A graveside service was held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 10, at Sharon Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-1905.
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