|Birth: ||Aug. 3, 1906|
|Death: ||Apr. 10, 1978|
Daughter of Jesse Sanford and Anna L. (Buchfink) Sanford.
Married to Robert E. Amos about 1926. Mother of Robert Blythe Amos, Glenn Ronald Amos and Barbara Ann (Amos) Lowman Moore.
Married to William Edward Ellis on June 23, 1944.
Mrs. Leoma (Lee) Ellis, 71, wife of former Kosciusko County Treasurer William E. Ellis, and personnel director for Kimble Glass Co. for 21 years, died at 3:50 p.m. Monday at Prairie View Rest Home.
She was born Aug. 3, 1906 in Hancock County to Jesse and Anna (Buchfink) Sanford. Her marriage to William E. Ellis occurred June 23, 1944 at Speedway, Ind. She moved to Warsaw from Speedway in 1947.
The deceased was a member of the First United Methodist Church.
Survivors include her husband, William E. Ellis; two sons, Glenn Amos, Chicago Heights, Ill., Robert Ellis, Warsaw; one daughter, Mrs. Richard (Barbara) Moore, Warsaw; two brothers, Wilbur Sanford, Speedway, Jack Sanford, Indianapolis; one sister, Mrs. Jean Workman, Indianapolis; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Services will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the Chamness Funeral Home. The Rev. Howard Smith will officiate and interment will be in Oakwood Cemetery.
Friends will be received at the funeral home from 2-5 and 7-9 p.m. Wednesday.
~*~ I ONLY LIST FAMILY MEMBERS. ~*~
Jesse Sanford (1873 - 1939)
Anna Elizabeth Buchfink Sanford (1878 - 1931)
William Edward Ellis (1908 - 1985)
Robert Blythe Amos (1927 - 1928)*
Glenn Ronald Amos (1928 - 2013)*
Barbara Ann Amos Lowman Moore (1930 - 2000)*
Wilbur John Sanford (1903 - 2003)*
Leoma Lissetta Sanford Amos Ellis (1906 - 1978)
Donald W. Sanford (1913 - 1999)*
M. Jean Sanford Workman (1921 - 2001)*
Created by: Big Sam & Little Sam
Record added: Apr 13, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13940482