Mabel Elizabeth “Rosie” Ellison, age 76, of El Dorado Springs, Missouri, passed away at her home October 10, 2014. Rosie was born May 27, 1938, in Harper, Texas, the daughter of Louise (Moellendorf) and Sidney Harris.
Rosie married Herman Ellison on October 11, 1958. To this union one son was born. They were married 56 years.
Rosie worked for Hallmark for 25 years. Rosie was a hard worker and a good Christian woman. She loved her family and friends. She loved working in her garden, watching her soap operas, cooking, camping, traveling and playing cards.
Preceding Rosie in death were her parents and two brothers.
Survivors include her son, Rick Ellison of El Dorado Springs, MO; two grandsons: Logan Ellison and Chadd Ellison; one granddaughter, Briony (Kenneth) Acton; one great-granddaughter, Ashton Acton; two sisters: Lana Parker of Nevada, MO, and Donna (Ron) Malippa of Mount Vernon, MO; and two brothers: Keith (Marilyn) Parker of Hume, MO, and Doug Parker of Nevada, MO.
The family will receive friends on Thursday, October 16, 2014, from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home. Funeral service will be Friday, October 17, 2014, at 2:00 p.m. at the El Dorado Springs Church of God (Holiness). Rev. Wendell Daniel and Rev. Brent Bland will officiate. Jeanne Ellison will provide music. Burial will follow in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery under the direction of Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home.
Pallbearers are: Donnie Parker, Harold Harrelson, David Green, Jay Jennings, Chadd Ellison and Mike Matzke.