MOREHOUSE -- Shirley Ann Ellis, 68, died Dec. 6, 2008, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston.
Born June 8, 1940, in Dexter, to the late Homer Hubert and Margaret Lois Hudgens Perrigan, she had lived her entire life in the Dexter and Morehouse areas and was of the Baptist belief.
On Nov. 3, 1955, in Bloomfield, she married Billy Joe Ellis who survives of the home.
She is also survived by one sister, Margaret Louise Layton of Bethalto, Ill.
She was preceded in death by one brother, Billy Gene Perrigan; and one sister, JoAnn Leonard.
Visitation is scheduled from 5-8 p.m. today at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Morehouse where services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday. The Rev. Amos Johnson of Sikeston will officiate.
Burial will follow in the Bernie Cemetery.