PORTAGEVILLE - Izetta Laverne Ellis, 92, died Sept. 2, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston.
Born June 1, 1914, in New Madrid County, daughter of the late Augustus "Gus" and Elma Wilcox Meatte, she was a beautician and owner of Izetta's Beauty Shop in Portageville from which she retired.
On Dec. 26, 1931, in New Madrid, she married Charles Aubrey Ellis who preceded her in death in 1995.
Also preceding her in death were her brothers, Mitchell Meatte, David Meatte, Morris Meatte; and sisters, Delouris Call and Loretta Finley.
Survivors include: one son and daughter-in-law, Aubrey L. and Judy Ellis of Bartlett, Tenn.; one daughter and son-in-law, Janice and Edward Butler of Jonesville, Mich.; one sister, Ethel Petts of Salem; 92 grandchildren; 17 great-
grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
Visitation is after 6 p.m. Wednesday at DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville, where services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday. The Rev. Allan Saunders will officiate.
Burial will follow in the Portageville Cemetery.