ELLIS, Nellie Hudson, of Midlothian, Va., passed away March 27, 2013. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ernest S. Ellis; a son, E. Duane Ellis; her parents, Annie and Norman Hudson; as well as three sisters and three brothers. She is survived by a daughter, Barbara Ellis Williams and her husband, Glenn; a son, Michael S. Ellis and his wife, Heidi; six grandchildren, two great-granddaughters, four stepgrandchildren; a brother, Richard "Cotton" Hudson; and many extended family members and friends, all of whom brought her great comfort. Nellie was thankful for a long and full life. A memorial service will be held at a later date in North Carolina for family members. The family would like to thank the staff at Brandermill Woods, Johnston-Willis Hospital and Midlothian Family Practice for the love and care they provided for Nellie. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society
This obituary was originally published in the Richmond Times-Dispatch.