Westminster Memorial Park and Mortuary

14801 Beach Blvd, Westminster, CA


Jacqueline Leona Ellis

21 January, 19272 December, 2019

Jacqueline “Jackie” Leona Ellis

Jackie, age 92, passed away on Monday, December 2, 2019 peacefully in her home. She was born on January 21st, 1927 in Los Angeles, California to William and Clara (Viers) Soady and was one of 6 children. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and great-great grandmother. Jacqueline was a homemaker, and she also worked for the Westminster School District for many years.

She is preceded by her husband, Richard Eugene Ellis, and two sons, Ernest Edgar Barnes and Earl Vincent Newton. Jackie is survived by children, John Herman Newton, Michael Rogers Newton, Cynthia Gale Johnson, and Richard Lee Ellis. She is also survived by her 14 grandchildren, and 20 great-great grandchildren. Private services are being provided for the family and close friends at Westminster Memorial Park.


  • Graveside Service Friday, 20 December , 2019


Jacqueline Leona Ellis

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Debbie Lopez

26 January 2020

Jackie , you are truly are one of the best people I know. Always smiling, laughing loving on your fur babies🐶🐶 and bring joy to so many. Making our little bus trips with mom and Cindy so much fun Wink wink you had a great day as did we. Mom just could not believe you beat her to Heaven , I know you were one of a few waiting there when she got there. I think about you each time I see those little peanut butter pretzels you loved. And just hearing the name "Jeopardy" I can hear you say as we left iHop you needed get home so you wouldnt miss it or be late. So many great memories you have left with so many.🦋
You are missed down here so much, but oh look out Heaven the glitzy party girl has arrived❣
🥂Keep the party going until we get there Jackie, love you forever and eternity 🍹❤

William Soady

18 December 2019

My aunt was no exception to the long line of strong opinionated Soady family. Sometimes as a kid you needed to keep a scoreboard to remember who was talking to who and who's name not to mention. In a world of little convection and even less integrity, my aunt will be sorely missed.