SHELBY - Zulia Inez Ellis, 73, of Shelby, departed this life on March 2, 2014, and transitioned to a new home. After a period of deteriorating health, God ended the suffering of our dear loved one.
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Inez grew up in the Washington community and was raised by her grandparents, Rev. William M. Ellis and Zulia Ellis.
She leaves to mourn fond memories, her loving son, Darryl Keith Ellis of Winston Salem; four brothers, Isaac Ellis, Jasper Webber, J.P. Webber Jr. (Carolyn) and Jerry Webber, all of Shelby; four sisters, Senora Dixon of West Palm Beach, Fla., Lougene Webber, Abigail Webber of Gastonia and Paulette Ellis of San Fransico, Calif.; Gordon Miller, foster son; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Visitation: The family will receive friends 30 minutes prior to the service at the church.
Funeral service: 2 p.m. Friday at Washington Baptist Church, Waco
Burial: Washington Baptist Church
Funeral home: Genesis Funeral Service and Chapel are serving the family.
Genesis Mortuary and Chapel
413 Weathers Street
Published in Shelby Star on Mar. 6, 2014