2009-08-20 / Obituaries


Vivian Claire Ellisor, 93, of Grove Hill died Aug. 14, 2009 in Decatur at a family residence.

She was born Jan. 9, 1916. She was a member of the Grove Hill United Methodist Church. She was a member of the Grove Hill Memorial Hospital Auxiliary. She was a retired office manager with Mack Kelly Trucking.

Survivors include one son, Grant Ellisor, Coffeeville; two daughters, Elaine Carr, Decatur, Rebecca Wilson, Zimco; six grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Adam Grant Ellisor Jr., father and mother, Clarence and Mary Bell Tompkins and two brothers, Holman Tompkins and W.J. Tompkins.

The service was Aug. 17 at 3 p.m. at Lathan Funeral Home Chapel in Grove Hill with Dr. Chesford M. Carr and Rev. Dave Rhodes officiating. Burial was in the Grove Hill Cemetery. An online guest book may be signed at www.lathanfuneralhomes.co m. Active pallbearers were Gary Wilson, Miles Wilson, Robin Wilson, Dane Carr, Bryan Carr and Robert Henderson.

Honorary pallbearers were Grove Hill Memorial Auxiliary members, John Henderson Jr., Norman Wilson and Eddie Foster.


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