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Fay Evelyn Ellis

Fay Evelyn Ellis, 84, of Mt. Vernon died 11:20 p.m. June 27, 2005, 
at Mt. Vernon Care Center in Mt. Vernon. 

Mrs. Ellis was born July 10, 1920, in Christopher to Barney Roberson 
and Ita (Bradford) Roberson. She married Edward C. Ellis Jan. 3, 1941, 
in Cape Girardeau, Mo.; he preceded her in death Dec. 29, 2001. 

Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Thursday at Hughey Funeral Home in 
Mt. Vernon. The Rev. Merle Fullerton and Ralph Rockett will officiate. 
Burial will follow at Bethel Memorial Cemetery in Mt. Vernon. Friends 
may call from noon until the service time at 1 p.m. Thursday at Hughey 
Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon. 

Mrs. Ellis is survived by a daughter, Kathy Doerner of Sesser; a 
granddaughter, Keisha Woodbridge of Bedford, Texas; a great-granddaughter, 
Madeline Alise Woodbridge of Bedford, Texas; a nephew, Jim Roberson of 
Pennsylvania; a niece, Mary Ann Harsh of Ohio; and several cousins and 
many friends. 

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; a daughter, Carol 
Sue Ellis; a brother, Fred Roberson; and a sister. 

For those who wish, memorials may be made to the Leukemia Association and will 
be accepted at the funeral home or may be mailed to Hughey Funeral Home, P.O. 
Box 721, Mt. Vernon, IL 62864. Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of 
Hughey Funeral Home, where you may call 242-3348 for further information. 

Source: Register-News
Date: June 29, 2005
Submitted by: Robert W. Loman 

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