Published 12:00 am Tuesday, October 7, 2008
Helen P. Ellis
WINDSOR—Helen Presson Ellis, 78, died Oct. 5, 2008, at Sentara Obici Hospital.
Mrs. Ellis was the daughter of the late Stella and Emerson Presson.
She was predeceased by her husband Robert Earl Ellis Sr. and a grandson William T. Ellis Jr. and was an active member of Colosse Baptist Church.
Survivors include her two daughters, Sandra Edwards and husband Steve of Carrsville and Betty Anne Crabtree and husband Gene of Windsor; two sons Robert Earl Ellis Jr. and wife Robin of Franklin and William T. Ellis and wife Pam of Carrsville; a sister, Mary Ellen Joyner of Kennewick Wash.; brother, James E. Presson of Carrsville; eight grandchildren, Shannon Whitley, Amy Claypoole, Robert Drew Claypoole, LeAnne Crabtree, Madison Ellis, Amanda Ellis, Meredith Ellis, and Melinda Anne Ellis; and three great grandchildren, Tyler Whitley, Hunter Whitley, and Zuri Claypoole.
A funeral service was held Tuesday in Colosse Baptist Church by the Rev. Tim Webb with burial following in the church cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Colosse Baptist Church, Perpetual Care Fund, 6361 Rhodes Drive, Windsor, VA 23487.
R.W. Baker & Co. Funeral & Crematory was in charge of arrangements.
Condolences may be registered at www.rwbakerfh.com.