Patricia Ann Ellis, 66, of Chester, passed away on April 25, 2014.

Born in Hopewell, Va. she was the daughter of the late Andrew T. Langford and Edna Curtis Wells. Mrs. Ellis was retired from the Hopewell Public School System after 15-plus years of service, and she was also an active member of the Hopewell Moose Lodge.

She is survived by her son, Claiborne "Scott" Lewis Jr.; one daughter, Lynda G. Easter and husband, Jimmy; three grandchildren, Courtnie, Corey and Kasie; two great-grandchildren, Kayleigh and Chloe; a sister, Barbara Faye Marshall and husband, Roger; and numerous nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, May 3, 2014, at the Hopewell Chapel of J.T. Morriss & Son Funeral Home and Cremation Service. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Liver Foundation, 75 Maiden Lane, Suite 603, New York, NY 10038. Condolences may be registered at

Funeral Home

J.T. Morriss & Son Funeral Home, Inc. - Hopewell Chapel
820 West Broadway Avenue Hopewell, VA 23860
(804) 458-8516

Published in The Progress-Index from Apr. 27 to May 2, 2014