Ellen Ellis

Ellen M. Ellis, 95, of Gifford died in the early morning hours of Friday, Feb. 8, 2019, at Country Health Care and Rehab, Gifford.

Services will be held at a later date.

Lux Memorial Chapel, Rantoul, is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Ellis was born May 21, 1923, in Chicago, a daughter of Charles and Marie McGurn. She married Phillip Kent in the early '40s. He preceded her in death. She married John H. Ellis in Penfield in the early '70s. He preceded her in death.

She is survived by a daughter, Mary (Dean) Kent-Gehrt of Gifford, and four grandchildren, Katie Gehrt of Gifford, Kelly Patterson of Missouri, Lloyd (Alisha) Patterson of Chicago and Shannon Patterson of Missouri.

She was preceded in death by three children, Michael Kent, Patty Patterson and Charles “Tweeter” Kent.

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