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Barbara L. Ellis, 87, of Carthage, Texas, and formerly of Anderson, passed away Jan. 14, 2018, at East Texas Medical Center in Carthage, Texas.
She was born Aug. 17, 1930, in Elwood, to Harold and Agnes Shaw and lived most of her life in Anderson. She retired from Delco Remy in the accounting department after more than 30 years of service.
Barbara was a faithful member of Cross Roads United Methodist Church.
She is survived by her daughter, Cindy Miller of Gary, Texas; three grandchildren, Kimberly Cooper, Carrie Grubbs and Jeff Ellis; six great- grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; brother-in-law, Jack Shaffner; a niece; and three nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Roy Ellis; two sons, Brian Ellis and Greg Ellis; sister, Joyce Shaffner and brother, Jack Shaw and sister-in-law, Carolyn Shaw.
Graveside services and burial will be in Anderson Memorial Park Cemetery at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be made to Cross Roads United Methodist Church.
Brown-Butz-Diedring Funeral Service & Crematory is handling the arrangements.
Published on January 18, 2018
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