News From Terre Haute, Indiana

March 23, 2013

Charlotte L. Boyce Ellis

The Tribune-Star

TERRE HAUTE — Charlotte L. Boyce Ellis, 80, of Blackhawk, joined her loving husband, Max and parents in heaven at 12:15 p.m. on Thursday, March 21, 2013. She was born in Clay County, on March 11, 1933, to Robert O. Boyce and Vivian Cromwell Boyce.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Max Ellis, whom she married Dec. 29, 1950. She is survived by her two children, Monty Ellis and his wife Tina and Cynthia Foote and her husband Gary. Also surviving are her grandchildren Felicia Garber and her husband Andrew and their children Corbin and Zoe, VanNessa Hargis and her husband Bobby and their children Garrett Ellis and Gavin Hargis, Monica Jackson and husband Paul and their children Conner and a baby on the way, Ethan Foote, and Hunter Foote; as well as her sister, Barbara Marlowe; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

She helped her husband and son on the family farm and cared for Max when he became ill for 10 years. She had a strong work ethic and soft heart. She will be dearly missed by those who loved and knew her. She had attended Blackhawk Community Church and was a member of Shady Grove Church, as well as being a member of Blackhawk Lions Club and Pierson Township Home Economics Club.

Funeral services will be held in DeBaun Springhill Chapel, 85 E. Springhill Drive, on Monday, March 25, 2013, at 1 p.m., with the Rev. Marvin Miller officiating. Burial will follow in Farmersburg Westlawn Cemetery. Visitation is scheduled for Sunday, March 24, 2013, from 2 to 6 p.m. in the chapel. The family requests memorial contributions be made to Vista Care Hospice, in her memory. Online condolences may be left at: