GREENWOOD - May Bell Ellis, age 96, died on Monday August 23, 2010 at the Greenwood Leflore Hospital of heart failure.
She was born on June 05, 1914 to the late William and Lizzie Lamb Boyles. She was born in Carroll County and resided in the Greenwood area all of her life. She was a homemaker and a member of the Harmony Baptist Church. She loved working in the yard and flowering. She is preceded in death by her spouse George Ellis.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday 08/25/2010 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at the Williams & Lord Funeral Home in Greenwood. Funeral Services will be held 10:00 AM at Williams & Lord Funeral Home in Greenwood. Burial will be at the Harmony Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Vernon Leahmon, Marvin Coward, Mike Boyles, Carl Noah, Charles Ellis, and Greg Householder.
She is survived by Daughter, Shirley Tackett(T.J.) of Cruger, MS. Daughter, Georgia Lester of Greenwood, MS. Sister, Mary Woodard of Sidon, MS. 3 Grandchildren, Billy Philley, Jr., Phoebe Philley and James Lester, Jr., 2 Great Grandchildren, Nikki McKinny and Morgan Philley and 2 Great Great Grandchildren, Josh Philley and Sarah Elizabeth McKinny.