JOAN ELLISON, 68, of Fort Wayne, departed this life on Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012. She was born Nov. 7, 1944, in Chicago, Ill. Surviving are her ex-husband, Ephiram Ellison; sons, Jimmy Owens and Ephiram Ellison, Jr.; daughters, Sarita (Keion, Sr.) Ellison-Brooks and Camilla Ellison; brothers, Robert (Hattie) Barlow, Tommy (Kathy) Barlow, Charles Barlow; ten grandchildren; a host of other relatives and friends. Funeral service is Noon, Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013 at Carmichael Funeral Service, with visitation two hours prior. Arrangements by Carmichael Funeral Service.