April 18, 1943 – July 21, 2018
Ellen Marie (Thornburgh) Scrivner was born April 18, 1943 in Ben Wheeler, Texas to parents T. B. and Nora (Fincher) Thornburgh and entered eternal rest on July 21, 2018 at the age of 75. Ellen had a servant’s heart that was apparent by the fact she worked at Kemp Care Center for 30 years. She was a member of Grace Tabernacle in Ennis, Texas. Ellen enjoyed cooking, housework and puzzles. She loved being outdoors mowing, but most of all she loved her family. Ellen was an exceptional woman who will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.
Ellen is preceded in death by her husband Joe Scrivner, granddaughters; Maegan, Christina, parents, T.B. and Nora Thornburgh, brother Tommy, sisters; Opal, Francis, Valdine and Betty.
She is survived by sons; Ronnie Scrivner and Sheila of Kemp, Michael Scrivner of Kemp, Jody Scrivner and Jewel of Muskogee, Oklahoma, grandchildren; Stephanie, Elisabeth, Michelle, Maelee, sister Mary Brown and Rodney of Ben Wheeler, brothers; Travis Thornburgh and Judy of Van, Ed Thornburgh of Ben Wheeler, other loving family members and many more friends.
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July 25, 2018
She really did love to mow. One day my grandpa took they keys to the mower so she would stay out of the heat and not mow she got mad and went and got a pair of scissors out of the house and started cutting the grass by their front porch. My grandpa was mad when he got back home and seen what she was doing so he gave her the keys and let her finish. She was very perisistent and nothing was going to stop her. She will be missed