Marlene (Blessings) Ellis

January 29, 2019


Marlene Blessing Ellis, 85, passed away January 29, 2019. She was born on August 28, 1933 to Earl and Thelma Blessing in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Marlene graduated from St. Agnes High School and attended Indiana University thereafter. She married Stanley Ellis on November 12, 1955 in Indianapolis. Stanley precedes her in death. She is survived by her children, Eric Ellis of New Whiteland and Jill King of Greenwood. Grandchildren, Darren King of Greenwood and Courtney King of Indianapolis. Great grandchildren Layton, Kelsey and Dylan.

She was a long time member of the Whiteland chapter of Tri Kappa where she found many friends and enjoyed playing bridge. She enjoyed spending her winters in Florida. Visitation will be Saturday, February 2, 2019 from 10-11:30 AM at Jessen Funeral Home, Whiteland Chapel, 729 N US HWY 31 Whiteland, Indiana.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital at 501 St Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105.

Arrangements entrusted to Jessen Funeral Home, Whiteland Chapel.

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February 2, 2019

10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Jessen Funeral Home - Whiteland Chapel
729 N. US HWY 31
Whiteland, IN 46184