OBITUARY

Linda Gayle Ellis

October 26, 1951May 10, 2019
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Linda Gayle Ellis, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, and sister passed away suddenly on Friday, May 10, 2019. She was 67 years old.

Linda was born October 26, 1951 in Abilene, TX. She is preceded in death by parents: Virgil & Marie Turnbow; brothers, Gerald Turnbow & Gary Turnbow; sisters, Nancy Nash & Nita Wright and mother-in-law, Helen Ellis. Linda is survived by husband, Bobby Ellis; son, Beau Ellis & wife Jessica; granddaughter, Sophie Ellis; sisters: Dora Morgan, Theresa Ellis, Valerie Henderson, Tina Justice & Cindy Kelley; brothers: Plezz Turnbow, Terry Turnbow, Robert Turnbow & Michael Turnbow; many brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews.

Linda will be remembered by all who loved her as a kind and generous person who loved Jesus and loved others as herself. She was a devoted wife to Bobby, the love of her life, for 47 years. She was a proud mother and grandmother who loved to brag on her son, Beau, and dote on her granddaughter, her “adorable, darling, grandbaby girl” Sophie. She was an amazing sister, 7th of 14 children, and she regarded her siblings as her best friends. She loved to spend time with them planning family events, going to movies, and playing cards. She was a longtime Mary Kay consultant who loved helping her clients feel beautiful. Recently, she had found a new passion in driving for Uber. She loved meeting new people and telling them about the Lord; she was using her work as her ministry. Everyone who loved her will miss her sense of joy, unconditional love, and encouragement.

Visitation is 6-8p.m. Wednesday May 15, 2019 at the funeral home. Funeral service will be 10:00 a.m., Thursday, May 16, 2019 at Keller’s Old Town Funeral Home, 220 Keller Pkwy, Keller, TX 76248. Interment will follow at Bourland Cemetery, Keller, TX.

Services

  • Visitation Wednesday, May 15, 2019
  • Funeral Service Thursday, May 16, 2019
  • Committal Service Thursday, May 16, 2019

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Steve Bradley

May 18, 2019

Miss Linda was the rock of my wife's Lake's (Sherry Lynn) life. Always the constant reminder of G-ds ever abiding love. She was always there with an encouraging word. It seems that there are that select few who feel and share G-ds love with every breath they take every word they speak and every thought they have. Linda was all of that and so much more. As for me I am a better person, a better husband, a better father than I every thought I could be because of the love, encouragement and constant prayers of Miss Linda. She was G-ds angel on earth and is now by his side in the sky's of the north giving him the encouraging words and warm hugs she so eagerly shared so freely with us. Since I did not see any pictures of my wife in the photo's at the the service I thought I would share one of Lind at Andrew wedding. She was always front and center in the lives of all those she knew and loved. We will miss you.

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