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Obituary, week of January 9, 2013

Posted on Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at 12:29 pm

Martha C. Ferrell Ellis

Martha C. Ferrell Ellis, 93, of Montross, formerly of Richmond and Colonial Beach, passed away peacefully at Farnham Manor Assisted Living on Jan. 4. She was retired from Virginia Department of Taxation.
She was preceded in death by her husband, William G. Ellis; son, Richard A. Ferrell and four siblings. She was also the widow of Richard Nelson Ferrell of Colonial Beach. She is survived by her devoted daughter, Alice F. Sandy Blanton; devoted daughter-in-law, June S. Ferrell; five grandchildren, Richard E. Sandy (Judy), Tracey S. James (Mark), Christopher E. Sandy (Vickie), W. Page Sandy (Deanne) and Robin F. Wright (Danny); 10 great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews.
She was a member of Ginter Park Presbyterian Church and member and Past Worthy Matron of Mizpah Chapter #32 Order of the Eastern Star.
A graveside service was held on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013 at Forest Lawn Cemetery.
The family would like to thank the staff of Farnham Manor for their care and concern.