Suzanne “Sue” C. Ellis, 75, of Connersville passed away Sunday morning, November 15, 2020 at Reid Health where she had been a patient for the past week.

She was born January 1, 1945 to Forrest Dale and Naomi Patchin in Fayette County. Along with her family, Sue moved to California at the age of 13. She graduated from high school in California.

On July 3, 1964, she was married in California to James L. Ellis, a native of Vanleer, Tennessee, and they came to Connersville for residence in 1966. Mr. Ellis passed away August 26, 2008.

Sue received her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from Ivy Tech. A registered nurse, she became the Director of Nursing in Pine Hurst of Richmond, Lincoln Centers, and Heritage House of Richmond until retirement in 2009. In June 2010, she became the owner and operator of Nellis Adult Care in Connersville on 230 W. 19th Street.

Sue enjoyed attending family activities, especially her grandchildren’s sporting events and extracurricular activities.

Survivors include five children, James F. Ellis of Connersville, Dennis W. (Adena) Ellis of Connersville, Tammy L. (Edward) Floyd of Greenfield, David D. (Deana) Ellis of Connersville, and Jennifer B. Ellis of Connersville; and thirteen grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Besides her husband, James L. Ellis, she is preceded in death by her parents, siblings, aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Friends and family may call from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Saturday, November 21, 2020 at Miller, Moster, Robbins Funeral Home. A funeral service will be conducted the same day at 1:00 p.m. with Reverend Bobby Lee officiating. Burial will follow at Columbia Cemetery.

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