Lorene M. Ellison
Lorene M. Ellison
  • October 2, 1914 - February 7, 2015
  • Mississippi

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Lorene M. Ellison, 100, of Clinton Township, Michigan (formerly of Purvis, MS) died Saturday, February 7, 2015.

Funeral services will be at GOOD HOPE BAPTIST CHURCH, 331 Purvis Oloh Road, Purvis, MS 39475 on Friday, February 13, 2015 at 12:00 pm. Rev. Eric Clark will officate. Burial will follow in Coaltown Cemetery. The family will receive friends and have visitation two hours prior to the services, Friday at the Church.

Mrs. Ellison was born October 2, 1914 in Cullman County, Alabama to Christopher C. and Annie Laura Bradley Sterling. She was a homemaker and member of Good Hope Baptist Church.

Survivors include her daughter, Lorene Payne of Clinton Township, MI; five grandchildren, Ronald Gene Payne, Patricia Ann Payne, Gary Lynn Payne, Linda Gail Dutton, Brenda Lee Owens; four great-grandchildren; and three great great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Lowell D. Ellison, Sr.; one son, Lowell D. Ellison, Jr.; one daughter, Diane Ellison; six siblings, William Claiborne Sterling, Amon Sterling, Tressie Sterling, Teona Rigsby, Mae Hattie Hollaway-Milligan, and Lavon Sterling.

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