DEVORE, Ellen (Nash)|
Ellen Nash DeVore was 73 years of age and passed away on March 31, 2014 in Austin, Texas. Ellen was born on April 24, 1940 at her home in Somerville, Tennessee. She was the oldest of the three daughters by George and Elizabeth Nash.
Ellen was a graduate of Memphis State University majoring in Education. She spent most of her profession career as an Elementary school teacher in both Tennessee and Texas. She was also a devoted homemaker and mother. Ellen enjoyed fitness, homemaking and gardening. She loved the city of Austin and her favorite college team, The Texas Longhorns.
Ellen survived by her mother, Elizabeth Nash of Memphis, Tennessee, her spouse, Ronnie McConnell of Austin, her son, Russ DeVore, her two grandchildren, Shelby DeVore and Haley DeVore, of The Woodlands, Texas, and her sisters, Carolyn Rowe of Jonesborough, Tennessee, and Gloria Ingram of Memphis, Tennessee.
Ellen and her family would like to especially thank their friends, Greta, Leslie, Karen, Danny, Carleton, Victor, Dany & Paul, and Cindy and the staff of Stonebridge, who were all so supportive in our time of need.
The family will receive friends from 12 noon to 1:00 PM on Friday, April 4, 2014, at Harrell Funeral Home, 4435 Frontier Trail, Austin, Texas.
A graveside service will be held at 2:00 PM on Friday, April 4, 2014, at Austin Memorial Park, 2800 Hancock Dr., Austin, Texas under the direction of Harrell Funeral Home.
Condolences may be sent to: www.HarrellFuneralHomes.com .
Published in Austin American-Statesman from Apr. 2 to Apr. 3, 2014