Ellis Mae Stonecipher, age 85 of North Huntingdon died July 25, 2022 at home. She was born July 19, 1937 in Woodland, Mississippi, a daughter of the late Frank and Martha Wofford Darby. Prior to her retirement, Ellis was the public service director for Turtle Creek Council of Government. She enjoyed painting with oils and pastels, and jewelry making. Ellis attended Oakridge High School and graduated from Clinton High School. She was preceded in death by her husband Nathan K. in 2018. She is survived by her son, Robert Russell and his wife Sherri, a daughter, Martha Gold and her husband Andrew, 4 grandchildren, Lauren Ludovicy (Paul), Lindsay Penn, Nathan and Rachel Stonecipher, great grandchild Judith Corvina. Services will be held at a later date in Oliver Springs, Tennessee. Memorials may be made to the Oliver Springs Historical Society. James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon in charge of arrangements. www.shirleyfuneralhome.com.
Originally published July 26, 2022.