Iolene Doris Ellis, 89, of Altamont, died at 6:36 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, at St. Anthony's Memorial Hospital in Effingham.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday at First United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Willie Deuel officiating. Burial will be in Union Cemetery in Altamont. Visitation will be held from 4-7 p.m. on Tuesday and one hour before services on Wednesday, both at the church. Gieseking Funeral Home in Altamont was in charge of arrangements. Memorials: American Diabetes Association or
. Online condolences may be shared at www.giesekingfh.com.
Mrs. Davis was born on Sept. 25, 1923, in Altamont, the daughter of John and Mary Kramer Davis. She married Charles W. Ellis on July 21, 1945; he died on April 26, 2004.
She is survived by a son, Robert Ellis and his wife Bonita of Greenview; and daughters, Linda and her husband Jon Potts of Altamont, and Donna and her husband Dennis Bueker of Siegel.