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Ellen Ione Cecil


02/15/1921 - 02/05/2014 Obituary
Ellen Ione Cecil Obituary
Ellen Ione Cecil, age 92, passed peacefully in her home. Ellen was born in Bailey, Oklahoma to Eugenia Alice Todd and Marshal Lee Todd. Ellen came to California in 1950 where she worked as a waitress at the Bakersfield Inn and Chrystal Inn for many years. Later she was employed by Standard Brand Paint Company as a cashier from which she retired.
Mom loved to cook and bake, Her special carrot and german chocolate cake were the best. The candy recipes were easy to make especially the haystacks and mashed potato candy.
Ellen is survived by daughters Brenda L. Garnas, husband Ron, Linda Lee, husband Mike, grandson Robert Garnas, wife Christy and great grand daughter Laynee.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Charles R. Cecil, mother Eugenia Todd; father Marshall Todd; son Darrell Perry and three sisters, four brothers.
A special thank you to Jasmin, Fedila and Lita of Arcadia Group Homes for their loving care with Ellen's battle with Alzheimers. The family also thanks Mercy Hospice for their care.
Your smile and sense of humor will be forever in our hearts. We love you.
Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. February 13, 2014 at Mish Funeral Home 201 Minner Ave. Bakersfield, California 93308. Interment will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Park, Bakersfield, Ca 93306.
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Feb. 11, 2014
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