Letha M. Ellis
Letha M. Ellis, 70, of Cassville, passed away Monday, April 13, 2015, in Select Specialty Hospital, Springfield.
She was born May 9, 1944, in Cassville, the daughter of James and Daisie (Burris) Greek, who preceded her in death. Also preceding her in death were: one son, Bobby Lee Ellis; four brothers, Everett Greek, Edward "Ed" Greek, Robert Greek and Cecil Greek; and four sisters, Louise Hall, Freda Grimes, Grace McCullough, and Patty Greek in infancy.
Survivors include: one son, Billy D. Ellis, of Cassville; one daughter, Cindy Carr of Cassville; one brother, Don Greek, of Viola; her twin sister, Cleva Preston, of Seligman; four grandchildren; and two great- grandchildren.
She received her education in Purdy and Washburn and later took some online college classes. For several years, she was a food inspector for the U.S. Department of Agriculture. She was of the Baptist faith and was a member of VFW Ladies Auxiliary.
Funeral services were held Thursday in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Pastor James Weaver conducted the services. Burial was at Sparks Cemetery, Butterfield.
Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society in her memory.
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