Thursday, March 16, 2006

Vivian Francis Ellis, 79, of Aurora, died Thursday,March 9, 2006, at Crettenden Memorial Hospital in West Memphis, Ark.

She was born Dec. 2, 1926, in Aurora to Homer E. and Cordelia S. (Tinkle) Means. She married Robert. P. Ellis Sept. 8, 1944, in Eureka Springs, Ark., and he preceded her in death. She was a homemaker.

Survivors include: three sons, Robert Ellis and his wife, Gail, of Aurora, Don Ellis, of Proctor, and Ron Ellis and his wife, Mary, of Marion, Ark.; two daughters, Charolett Thomas and her husband, Arthur, of West Memphis, Ark.; sisters-in-law Doris Means, of Aurora, and doris Williams, of Mt. Vernon; and 13 grandchildren.

Graveside services were held Monday at Maple Park cemetery in Aurora with Rev. Bobby McCool officiating.