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Ella May "Ellie" McAllister Harber passed away Aug. 24, 2017, at Ellery Arbor Memory Care in Colleyville, Texas, from lymphoma.
She was born April 17, 1931, in Oklahoma, to Joseph and Bernice (Payton) McAllister. The family moved to Anderson in 1942. She graduated from Anderson High School in 1950.
Ellis married Gerald John "Jerry" Harber in 1953 and was an Army wife until 1976 when Jerry retired as a lieutenant colonel.
She was preceded in death by Jerry in 2011; her parents; brother, Archie McAllister.
She will be laid to rest beside Jerry at Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery.
She is survived by her sister, Carole B. (Robert) Stoops; brother, Joseph W. (Dorcas) McAllister, all of California; brother-in-law, Paul Harber of Lewisville, Texas; sister-in-law, Sondra Fridley of Anderson; along with many special nieces, nephews, cousins and close friends who will miss her and remember her fondly.
Published on September 16, 2017
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