Ellen Ellen Bay
Ellen Ellen Bay
  • February 14, 1929 - May 25, 2017
  • Puyallup, Washington

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Long time Puyallup resident, Vera Ellen Bay, Ellen to family and friends, died peacefully on May 25, 2017 from Alzheimer's. She was born on February 14, 1929 in Carthage Missouri to William and Vera Agan. Difficult times due to the Great Depression lead her family to move to Los Angeles in 1938. After graduation from Manual Arts High School, she married Carl E. Smith and they had one son Michael. She worked as Executive Secretary to the principal of Fontana High and to the school wide psychologist of the Fontana Unified School District. After her divorce she married Ernest C. Bay, and they had son, Steven. After living in Riverside Ca., they moved to College Park Md and finally to Puyallup in 1975. During the 1980's Ellen work as a secretary at Korum Ford, although her great passion in life was creative writing. Her great loves in life were her family, her husband of fifty-three years, Ernie, and her devotion to God. Ellen is survived by sons, Steven Bay, Michael C. Smith; daughter-in-law, Kathy Bay; grand-daughter, Victoria Bay and nephews, David and Dan Payton. A memorial will be held at Powers Funeral Home on Tuesday, June 13th at 4:00 PM. In lieu of flowers please make a donation to the Alzheimer's Association.