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Mrs. Edna Madelle Armstrong Ellis, 81, of 1288 Five Bridge Rd., passed away Saturday, April 20, at home.
A funeral service will be held at 2 P.M. Wednesday, April 24, at Immanuel Baptist Church with the Rev. Tim Ameen and Rev. Allen Overton officiating. Burial will follow in the Clinton City Cemetery.
Madelle, a native of Mississippi, was the daughter of the late Millard Bell Armstrong and Alma Mae Cooper Armstrong and was the wife of the late Billy Edward Ellis. She was also preceded in death by two brothers: Edward and Raymond Armstrong and a sister Louise Keith. Madelle was the Human Resources Director at Springdale Fashions and was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church where she loved singing in the choir and working with the children.
She is survived by: a son, Mike Ellis and wife Donna; two daughters: Sharon Ellis Hunt and husband Dick, Debbie Ellis McCuiston and husband Walter and, grandchildren: Abby Bass Waters, Zack Raynor (Berkley), Josh Ellis (Cameron), Anna Ellis and Randall Hunt, great-grandchildren: Bailey Waters, Gage and Harper Raynor, TaMya Garner, and Jackson Ellis, step-grandchildren: Michelle Pendleton (Charles) and Shauna Carroll (Rod), step-great-grandchildren: Krystal and Ashley Pendleton, Austin, Brookie, and Dylan Carroll, step-great-great grandchildren: Lily Johnson, and Jayden Royal, sisters: Nita Staten, Helen Maharrey (Curt), Kathy Williams, sisters-in-laws: Janie Armstrong, and Betty Wilhite, and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
In lieu of flowers the family request memorials be made to Immanuel Baptist Church Play Ground fund P.O. Box 52 Clinton, N.C. 28329 or online at http://www.ibcclinton.com
The family will receive friends 6-8 P.M. Tuesday at Crumpler-Honeycutt Funeral Home and other times at the home 1288 Five Bridge Rd. Clinton, N.C. 28328