She was born June 8, 1945 to the late James Hinton and Henrietta Palmer Ellis.
She had attended Berean Baptist Church and enjoyed painting figurines, crafts and fishing.
Surviving is her sister, Jamie Dodson of North Carolina and a brother Mike Ellis, Indianapolis.
Funeral services will be Tuesday, May 28, 2013 at 1:00 P.M. at Zoercher-Gillick Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Troy Cemetery. Pastor Harry McDonald will officiate. Visitation will Tuesday from 10:00 A.M. until service time at the funeral home.