Bonnie Carol Ellison
Bonnie Carol Ellison
  • September 28, 1948 - March 17, 2016
  • Scarbro, West Virginia

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Bonnie Carol Ellison, 67, of Carlisle, passed away Thursday, March 17, 2016 at home.

Born on September 28, 1948 at Kaymoor Bottom, she was the daughter of the late Carl Woodrow Ellison and Glenora Mae Robinson Ellison.

Ms Ellison attended Carlisle Church of God when she was able. She worked 20 years at the Holiday Inn in Oak Hill. In her spare time she enjoyed gardening, painting, sewing, cooking, picking black berries, and best of all she loved spending time with her grandchildren.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Robert Ellison; aunt, Eve Frizzell; maternal and paternal grandparents; and nephew, Lee Jones.

Left to cherish her memory include her son, Richard Ellison and wife, Robin of Hico; daughter, Yvonne McClary and husband, Danny of Carlisle; five grandchildren: Auston McClary and fiancée Maria Milam, Amber McClary, Noah Ellison, Emilee Ellison, and Kristen Ellison; great-granddaughter, Arianna McClary; four sisters: Evaline “Rosebud” Jones, Wilda “Bunchie” Talley, Glenora Shockley, and Regina “Jeannie” Wilson; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be at 11 am on Tuesday, March 22, 2016 at Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home with Pastor Toney Taylor officiating. Burial will follow at Gethsemane Memorial Gardens, Oak Hill.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 pm, Monday, March 21, 2016 at the funeral home.

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The family has entrusted arrangements to Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home, 350 W. Maple Avenue, Fayetteville, WV.