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Freda Jean Ellis

Monday, February 27, 2012
11:00 AM until 1:00 PM
Markland Funeral Home
327 North High Street
Rising Sun, IN 47040

Monday, February 27, 2012
1:00 PM
Markland Funeral Home
327 North High Street
Rising Sun, IN 47040

Freda Jean Ellis, 83, of Florence, IN, passed away at 4:27 PM, Wednesday, February 22nd, at Carroll County Hospital, Carrollton, KY. Freda was born in Ohio County, IN on November 29, 1928, a daughter of the late Lottie (Bailey) Grace and Albert Grace. She was a graduate of Rising Sun High School, Class of 1946. In 1948 she married Walter Ellis, who died on Dec. 5, 1995. Freda attended Rising Sun First Baptist Church and formerly attended the Church of Christ in Florence, IN where she was treasurer for several years. She was a homemaker and also once worked for the shoe factory in Vevay, IN.

Freda is survived by a son,Alan Ellis (Christine), of Florence, IN; by grandchildren: Becky (Troy) Smith of East Enterprise, IN, Stacie (Chris) Moore of Vevay, IN, Danette (Jim) King of Florence, IN., HeatherAnn Campbell of Quercus Grove, IN., Shawn Ellis & Joseph Ellis of KY. She is also survived by 20 great grandchildren; a brother, Albert Grace (Alethea), of Tacoma WA. Freda was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Walter, by sons, Terry & Dennis Ellis, by brothers, Ralph, David, James & Harold Grace and by sisters, Stella Grace, Mary Webb, & Betty Grace.

Funeral Service at Markland Funeral Home, Rising Sun, IN, at 1:00 PM on Monday, February 27th, with Rev. Jim Jenkins officiating. Friends are invited to call Monday 11 AM- 1 PM. at Markland Funeral Home. Interment at Glen Haven Cemetery, Harrison, OH. Memorial donations may be made to the family for funeral expense.

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