Lila M. Ellis

Died Sept. 24, 2018


Lila M. Ellis, 84, of Mio passed away at Munson Healthcare Grayling Hospital on Monday, Sept. 24, 2018.

Lila was born in Davison on Jan. 17, 1934, to John and Berdith (Churchill) Fenner. She graduated from the Adelphian Seventh-day Adventist Academy in Holly. Lila married Daniel Ellis in 1975 in Lapeer. The couple settled in Mio where Lila was an active member of the Mio Seventh-day Adventist Church. She loved her flowers and digging in the dirt, music, cooking, four-wheeling and traveling. She especially loved spending time with her family and her pets.

Lila is survived by her husband, Daniel of Mio; her children, Diana (Tim) Brown of Lupton, Marjorie Amidon of Traverse City, Lowell (Hope) Bailey Jr. of Freeport, Julia Stacy of Mio, Ron (Brenda) Bailey of Mio, Robert Bailey of the Philippines, Danny (Debbie) Ellis of Grayling, Richard (Carol) Ellis of Mio, Barbara (Don) Crawford of Fairview and Casey (Kristen) Ellis of Mio; numerous grandchildren; and many great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and two sisters, Olive Revard and Evelyn Risden.

Visitation will be Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018, from 5-8 p.m. at the Lashley Funeral Home, Mio; and also Friday, Sept. 28, from 10 a.m. until the time of funeral services at 11 a.m. at the Mio Seventh-day Adventist Church, with Pastor Jay Clough officiating. Interment will follow the services at Kittle Cemetery, Mio.

These arrangements were handled by Lashley Funeral Home, Mio.


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