Geneva Mae Ellis

Geneva Mae Ellis, of Denison and formerly of Granbury, passed away at Baylor Trauma Hospital on Jan. 27, 2013. She was 71.

Neva was born May 22, 1941 in Oklahoma to Viola Hatridge and James Lettsinger. She married Billy Ellis on May 14, 1985. She retired from the Sherman Democrat newspaper.

Crematorial arranged. Family members will have a private memorial in Denison at Munson Park on Feb. 2, 2013.

She is survived by seven sons: Bobby Shearin and wife Carol of Denison, Jody Shearin of Missouri, Larry Perry of Beeville, Scott Perry and wife Ericka of Denison, Micheal Smith of Denison, Gary Ellis and wife Twinkle of Granbury, and Ricky Ellis and wife Gerri of Granbury. Also, one brother, Bill Clark.

She was a fan of Dallas Cowboys and loved playing bingo. She loved her family and her 19 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.