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Vanessa Lynn Ellis Shorter

Victoria, Victoria County, Texas, USA
Death 29 Oct 2012 (aged 38)
Victoria County, Texas, USA
Burial Victoria, Victoria County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 100027742 · View Source
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VICTORIA - Vanessa Lynn Ellis Shorter, 38, passed away on Monday, October 29, 2012 after a lengthy illness during which she exhibited incredible strength, guided by her faith in Christ. She was born on November 9, 1973 in Victoria, to Dorothy and Frank Ellis, Jr.

Lynn was a 1992 graduate of Stroman High School. She attended Victoria College and dedicated 22 years in the medical field to caring for others.

She was preceded in death by her father, Frank Ellis, Jr.

Lynn is survived by her daughter, Emerald Shorter; her step daughter Jasalynn Shorter; her husband, Reginald Shorter; her mother, Dorothy Ellis; her brothers, Terry Ellis, and wife, Sandy; and Tim Ellis; her nieces, Ayanna Ellis, Andrea, Jona, and Alicia Shorter; her nephews, Gavin Ellis and Deion Ellis; and numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Visitation will be from 10:30 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Friday, November 2, 2012 at and under the direction of Barefield Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 2, 2012, at Mt. Calvary Baptist Church with Pastor Vernon J. Garza officiating. Interment will follow at Resurrection Cemetery.

Active Pallbearers will be Gavin Ellis, Edwin Ellis, Kelvin Ellis, Irvin Simmons, Jonathan Shorter, Charles Spencer.

Honorary pallbearers are Dr. Harish Chandna of Victoria and the transplant team physicians at Methodist transplant Hospital of San Antonio.

Please direct memorial contributions to the American Heart Association .

Published in Victoria Advocate on November 2, 2012




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