Obituary: Alice Ellis

Alice Lee Ellis, 68, of Sweet Home died Sept. 7, 2009.

She was born Nov. 3, 1940 in El Reno, Okla, the daughter of Julius D. and Artie E. (Cook) Paul.

She was a resident of the Lebanon/Sweet Home area since 1972.

She loved her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She worked as a certified nursing assistant for many years, giving great care to the elderly while raising her family.

Mrs. Ellis is survived by her sons, Harold Ellis, Willis Huffstutler and Bill Huffstutler; daughters Bobbie Jackson and Sarah Branson; sister Patricia Moorehouse; numerous other children adopted by her and her husband; 11 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert “Bob” Ellis; three brothers, Billy Paul, John “JW” Paul and Joe Paul; and one great-grandson.

A graveside memorial was held Sept. 11 at Lewis Cemetery.

Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling the arrangements.