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Donna Ellis

October 6, 1939 April 14, 2019
Donna Ellis
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Obituary for Donna Ellis

Donna Jean Ellis, 79, of West Frankfort, passed away Sunday April 14, 2019 at her residence at 7:37pm.

Donna was born October 6, 1939 in Benton, IL to WC and Mildred (Naylor) McKinnon. She loved her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was a member of the First Church of God on RT 37 for many years where she played the piano every Sunday and taught Sunday School. She loved her church family dearly. She also enjoyed scrapbooking.

She married Fred Ellis on October 8, 1958 and he preceded her in death on August 20, 2004. She is also preceded in death by her parents and a brother Donald James McKinnon.

Donna is survived by her sons Greg (Jonna) Ellis of West Frankfort, Bryan (Deena) Ellis of Oakhurst, CA; Grandsons Jarred (Amanda) Ellis and Jeremy (Megan) Ellis; 3 Great-grandchildren Eli, Aiden and Maddie. 2 sisters Mary McKinnon of Burlington, WI and Judy Webb of Ewing, IL.

Funeral services will be Thursday April 18, 2019 at 11:00 am at the Union Funeral Home in West Frankfort with Pastor Gayle Stone officiating. Burial will be in the Denning Cemetery on the Orient Road. Visitation will be from 9-11:00 at the funeral home prior to the service. Memorials may be made to Hospice of Southern Illinois and will be accepted at the funeral home.


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Visitation

Thursday

18

Apr

9:00 AM 4/18/2019 9:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 4/18/2019 11:00:00 AM
Union Funeral Home

213 East Oak Street
West Frankfort, IL 62896

Union Funeral Home
213 East Oak Street West Frankfort 62896 IL
United States

Service

Thursday

18

Apr

11:00 AM 4/18/2019 11:00:00 AM
Union Funeral Home

213 East Oak Street
West Frankfort, IL 62896

Union Funeral Home
213 East Oak Street West Frankfort 62896 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Denning Cemetery Final Resting Place

Orient Road
West Frankfort, Illinois 62896

Orient Road West Frankfort 62896 Illinois
United States

Memorial Contribution

Hospice of Southern Illinois

Marion, Illinois 62959
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