OBITUARY

Shirley Cardenas Ellett

June 20, 1932April 13, 2018
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Shirley Cardenas Ellett, 85, passed away April 13, 2018 in Houston Texas. She is survived by her husband, James, of 61 years of marriage. Daughters, Janice Knott (Steve) and Darlene Mataway (Tom). Four grandchildren, Phillip Mataway (Ashlee), Michael Knott, Sarah Mataway and Frank Knott. Two great grandchildren, Makenzie and Jacob Mataway and numerous nieces and nephews. She was a long-time member of St. John UCC. She was a loving wife, mom and devoted Oma and will be greatly missed. The family is grateful for the caregivers at The Cottage of Spring Branch and Compassus Hospice.

  • FAMILY

  • James Ellett, Husband
  • Janice Knott and husband Steve, Daughter
  • Darlene Mataway and husband Tom, Daughter
  • Phillip Mataway and wife Ashlee, Grandchild
  • Michael Knott, Grandchild
  • Sarah Mataway, Grandchild
  • Frank Knott, Grandchild
  • Makenzie Mataway, Great Grandchild
  • Jacob Mataway, Great Grandchild
  • Shirley is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Steve Knott
  • Tom Mataway
  • Phillip Mataway
  • Mike Knott
  • Frank Knott
  • Les Cardenas

Services

  • Visitation Monday, April 16, 2018
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, April 17, 2018
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Shirley Cardenas Ellett

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Les Cardenas

April 16, 2018

Mom’s last visit with Aunt Shirley. Such beautiful ladies - more sisters than sisters-in-law.

Ashlee Mataway

April 14, 2018

Ashlee Mataway

April 14, 2018

The absolute best Oma! We miss you and your beautiful smile so much already! This is the night we told Oma she was going to be a great grandma! We love you Oma!

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Biography

Shirley Cardenas Ellett, 85, passed away April 13, 2018 in Houston Texas.
She is survived by her husband, James, of 61 years of marriage. Daughters, Janice Knott (Steve) and Darlene Mataway (Tom). Four grandchildren, Phillip Mataway (Ashlee), Michael Knott, Sarah Mataway and Frank Knott. Two great grandchildren, Makenzie and Jacob Mataway and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was a long-time member of St. John UCC. She was a loving wife, mom and devoted Oma and will be greatly missed.
The family is grateful for the caregivers at The Cottage of Spring Branch and Compassus Hospice.