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Kay Ellis

Kay (Blankenship) Ellis, 76 of Ethel, WV departed this life Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at her residence. She was born November 6, 1943 in Holden, WV to the late Leonard Blankenship and Sylvia (Spry) Blankenship. She was of the Church of God faith. In addition to her parents, Kay was preceded in death by her husband: James “Tiny” Ellis, one son: James Ellis Jr., and one brother: Robert “Bobby” Blankenship. 

Those left to cherish her loving memory includes one son: Terry (Lydia) Ellis of Charleston, WV; one daughter: Sheila White of Logan, WV; four grandchildren: Briana White, Kiersten Ellis, Caleb Ellis, and Baylee Ellis all of Logan, WV and one great-grandson: Maddox Ellis also of Logan, WV.

A celebration of her life will be held between the family. Collins Funeral Home Inc. of Switzer, WV is assisting the family with arrangements.

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I miss you so much and tonight youre all i can think about it gets harder every single day once pappy died u would tell me im tired kiersten im Ready to go be with pappy and I would say no i need you and you would giggle and say I wont be here forever granny is tired let me go and I always said no you cant you aint going no place i still need you and to this day I still need u for the big things in life and the small you were my best friend i could call u at any time day or night and you were always there to listen to help to give your opinion even when I didnt want your opinion. You best believe i was still gonna get it you always told me what I didnt want to hear because it was the truth you were honest and spoke your mind no matter what ive got 10374749392 memories with u in fact every amazing memory i have includes u if I had just one more day even one more hour i pray you know how much you were loved and appreciated i need u so bad you were all i had ill love you forever granny rest now

Kiersten (your granddaughter) Jul 2 2019 12:00 AM

Sheila and Terry, I am so sorry to hear about Katie-did. Her and mom (Ruth Anderson) will be celebrating together now. Love you all!!

Rhonda Anderson-Bryant Jun 18 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Kay Ellis

Rhonda Anderson-Bryant Jun 18 2019 12:00 AM

love you forever and always

Kiersten Apr 28 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Kay Ellis

Brenda Britt Apr 27 2019 12:00 AM