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Myrtle May Pounders Ellis
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Birth: May 18, 1913
Death: Aug. 2, 2007

Mrs. Myrtle May Ellis, age 94, of Forrest City, died Thursday, Aug. 2, 2007, at her home in Forrest City. Mrs. Ellis was born May 18, 1913, in Pine Tree, the daughter of James Smith Pounders and Sarah Taylor Pounders. She lived in St. Francis County for most of her life, was co-owner of Ellis Grocery for 44 years, a member of the Caldwell Baptist Church, a member of the American Legion where she served as Chaplain for 14 years and was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary and the VFW. Mrs. Ellis married John Franklin Ellis in 1937 and he preceded her in death in 1985. She is survived by a son, John Walter Ellis of Palestine; two brothers, Alvin Pounders of Colt and Kenneth Pounders of Horseshoe Bend; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation for Mrs. Ellis will be held on Sunday, Aug. 5, 2007, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Stevens Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held on Monday, Aug. 6, 2007, at 10 a.m. in the Chapel of Stevens Funeral Home. Burial will folow in Barnishaw Cemetery.
Published: 2007-08-03
Forrest City Times Herald 
 
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 Parents:
  James Smith Pounders (1886 - 1955)
  Sarah Taylor Pounders (1896 - 1988)
 
 Spouse:
  John F Ellis (1898 - 1985)
 
 Siblings:
  Myrtle May Pounders Ellis (1913 - 2007)
  James Ray Pounders (1923 - 1978)*
  Alvin Lloyd Pounders (1926 - 2008)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Barnishaw Cemetery
Pinetree
St. Francis County
Arkansas, USA
 
Created by: Paul V. Isbell
Record added: Aug 03, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 20769829
Myrtle May <i>Pounders</i> Ellis
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Myrtle May <i>Pounders</i> Ellis
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