Family-Placed Death Notice
ELLINGTON, Betty Betty Cleo Grant Ellington, 92, formerly of Clarkston, GA passed away on Saturday, November 1, 2008, at Sacred Journey Hospice in McDonough, following a brief illness. She was predeceased by her husband, Jesse W. Ellington and her son Dr. Patrick Ellington. Mrs. Ellington was born on January 24, 1916 in Alto, the daughter of the late James A. Grant and Violet E. Grant. She was a graduate of Piedmont College and taught school for over 40 years in the DeKalb County School System. She was an active member and church pianist at Clarkston International Bible Church, formerly Clarkston Baptist Church. She was a Golden Sister member of Alpha Delta Kappa Sorority for 51 years. She is survived by her daughter-in-law, Karen Ellington, Ft. Myers, FL; sister, Ruth G. Webster, Cornelia; nephews, Jim Brewer, Statham, Vance Grant, Jr., Jackson, TN; and many grand nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, November 4, 2008 at 11:00 A.M. at Clarkston International Bible Church with Pastor Phil Kitchin and Michael Brewer officiating. Interment, Level Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, Cornelia at 3:00 P.M. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Clarkston International Bible Church, 3895 Church St., Clarkston, GA 30021. The family will receive friends from 5:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. Monday at A. S. Turner & Sons.
Published in Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Nov. 3, 2008.