Barbara was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. In November 1960, she married Emil “Sonny” Ellison, and moved to a farm in rural Belleville. She enjoyed raising her family there and working side by side with her husband. She also enjoyed spending time with her church family of Eastview Baptist Church in Belleville.
Barb was preceded in death by her husband of 36 years, who died on February 10, 1997.
She is survived by five children, David (Tammy) Ellison of New Baden, IL, Angie (Mike) Williams of Belleville, IL, Brian (Kim) Ellison of Belleville, IL, Carolyn (Steve) Eagan of Waterloo, IL, and Elaine (Robert) Mumper of Olive Branch, MS.
Memorials may be made in honor of Barbara Ellison to Family Hospice, to Eastview Baptist Church, or to the Belleville Area Humane Society. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Per Barb’s request, there will be no services.