Shirley Ann Ellis
12/23/1943 - 11/24/2018
Shirley Ann Ellis, 74, of Bellmead, passed in her sleep November 24, 2018 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Funeral services will be 10:00 am Thursday, December 6, 2018 at Bellmead Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at Waco Memorial Park in Waco, Texas. Visitation will be 6:00 to 8:00 pm Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at Bellmead funeral home. Pallbearers will be; Richard Ellis, Rio Pina, Ryan Pina, Jesse Pina, Russell Ellis and Nick McCrary. Shirley was born on December 23, 1943 in Waco, Texas to Sam Fred and Mary Ann Smith Perry. She was a graduate of LaVega High School, and she married Charles Ware Ellis on October 21, 1968 which preceded her in death in 1991. Shirley worked for over 30 years at George’s Restaurant in Waco. Mrs. Ellis was full of life, and always lifting up anyone down. Always brighten up the room when she entered. Strength of Wonder Woman, faith of a mustard seed. If you had an opportunity to meet her you are greatly blessed. She is the Best of all of us. She loved to dance and more than anything loved her grandbabies and great-grandbabies. Shirley is preceded in death by her husband Charles Ware Ellis, parents; Sam and Mary Perry, son; Billy Joe McCrary, brother; Willy Perry, sisters; Eva Guest, Mary Rains and Dora Ellis Murphy. Shirley is survived by her daughters; Penny and her husband Jeremy, Sherry and her husband Nino, and Sandy and her husband Walter, Sons; Ricky and his wife Liz, Danny, Wayne, and Yancy, sister; Marie Blankenship, brother; Pete Perry, also 29 grandchildren and 47 great grandchildren.