Ida Marie Ellis

Ida Marie Ellis, 86, of Mullens died Thursday, June 17, 1999, in a Beckley hospital following a long illness. Born March 26, 1913, at Indian Creek in Wyoming County, she was the daughter of the late Mert and Hattie Jackson Beverly. Mrs. Ellis was a 50-year resident of Mullens and a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her husband, Powell James Ellis in 1973. Survivors include three daughters, Linda and husband David Daniel of Beckley, Margie and husband Woodrow Martin of Mullens and Shirley and her husband Kenneth Noah of Lancaster, Ky.; one son, James and wife Yolanda Ellis of Beach Park, Ill.; two sisters, Gay Privette of Pineville and Noca Morgan of Birmingham, Ala.; four grandchildren, Jamie and wife Shari Christian, Jeffrey and wife Karen Noah, Dr. Leslie Ellis and Christopher Gomez Ellis; and four great-grandchildren, James F. Christian III and Adam, Katelyn, and Kylie Noah. Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Tankersley Funeral Home Chapel, Mullens, with the Rev. Brent Brown officiating. Burial will follow in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Beckley. Friends may call one hour before services Saturday at the funeral home. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers. Arrangements by Tankersley Funeral Home, Mullens.

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