Gladys Ellis

Gladys Ellen Lewis Ellis, 98, of Renick, WV, passed away Friday, March 2, 2018, at Greenbrier Valley Medical Center in Fairlea, WV.

Born January 20, 1920, on Butlers Mountain, Renick, she was the daughter of Cassie and Madge Brown Lewis.

Mrs. Ellis was a homemaker and a member of the Beulah United Methodist Church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Benjamin Claude Ellis, in 1996; two grandchildren, Beverly Sue Ellis and Shelby Lynn Ellis; two sisters; and two brothers.

Survivors include four children, Harrison Ellis and wife, Brenda, and Donnie Ellis and wife, Sharon, all of Renick, Annabell McMillion of Caldwell, WV, and Lucille Siers and husband, Melvin, of Spokane, WA; seven grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren and 10 great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 6, 2018, at the Morgan Funeral Home Chapel, 252 Montvue Drive, Lewisburg, WV, with Pastor Robert Hefner and Pastor Lee Williams officiating. Burial will follow in the Ellis Chapel Cemetery, Renick.

Visitation will be 6–8 p.m. Monday, March 5, at the funeral home.

Online guestbook can be signed or condolences may be sent to the family at

Morgan Funeral Home in Lewisburg is in charge of arrangements.

Obituary originally published in the March 5, 2018 edition of The West Virginia Daily News.


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