Mrs. Ella Mae Daniel, 85 of Ponce De Leon, died on Saturday, June 8, 2013, at 1997 Old Mt. Zion Road in Ponce De Leon. Born Thursday, April 5, 1928 in Holmes County, she was the daughter of the late Wiley Goddin and the late Bessie Morrison Goddin.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Leroy Daniel; son, Larry Daniel; grandson, Greg Thomas; son in law, Bill Thomas; nephew Don Daniel; sisters, Mella Lee Owen, Vadalene Owen, and Betty Jean Manning, and brothers, Colin Lee Goddin and Odis Goddin.
Surviving are sons, Roy Daniel of Ponce de Leon and Raymon Daniel of Ponce de Leon; daughter, Wanda Thomas of Ponce De Leon; step-son, C W Daniel of Cantonment; brother, Cotis Goddin of Ponce de Leon; sisters, Joyce Thorn of Red Bay, Gladys Sapp of Ponce de Leon, Mary Lee Weimorts of Ponce de Leon and Louise Goddin of Mobile, Ala.; nieces, Betty Gregory of AR, Alice Casey of Texas and Judy Woodall of Florida; 13 grandchildren; 26 great grandchildren and seven great-great grandchildren.
A Funeral service was held at 2 p.m., on Wednesday, June 12, 2013 at Oak Grove Baptist Church with the Rev. Larry McGowan and the Rev. Jonathan Daniel officiating. Interment followed in Oak Grove Cemetery, Ponce de Leon, with Sims Funeral Home directing. The family received friends from 6 to 8 p.m., on Tuesday, June 11, 2013, at Sims Funeral Home Chapel.