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Services for Peggy Sue Ellis, 77, of Wewoka are at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Gleaners Holiness Church in Wewoka. The Revs. Larry and Tony Chesser will officiate. Burial will follow at Rosedale Cemetery in Ada.
Mrs. Ellis was born Jan. 24, 1939. She was married to her loving husband, The Rev. Paul Wayne Ellis, for 63 years. They had five children, Deborah Sue Bell, David Wayne Ellis, Paul Timothy Ellis and twin daughters, Mary Jan Ellis and Teri Ruth Ann Walkup.
Peggy was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She was in the ministry with her husband for more than 50 years. They pastored, evangelized and had a radio ministry. She opened a mission center in Wewoka, helped organize and start the Meals on Wheels program and was a foster Mother.
Peggy devoted her life to helping others know Jesus. She had great faith and praised God until her last moment here on Earth. Peggy was an amazing Woman of God. She had a special way of encouraging those who were discouraged. Peggy had an anointed song ministry, played the piano and had writings published. Peggy loved her husband dearly, her family and helping lead others to Christ. That is what she lived for. She always opened her home to those in need, even strangers.
Survivors include her husband, Paul Wayne Ellis of the home; three daughters, Deborah Bell and Mary Ellis both of Seminole and Teri Walkup and her husband, John, of Oklahoma City; a son, Paul Timothy Ellis and his wife, Patricia, of Wewoka; 14 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren, and four great-great-grandchildren; her mother, Gladys Marie Cole of Purcell; one brother, John Ott of Purcell; one sister, Gloria McGee of Ada; and lots of nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her father, John Clifford Ott; her son, David Wayne Ellis; her sisters, Sharon Hollingsworth and Jo Ann Stringer; and her brothers, Stephen Ott and Elmer Ott.
Bearers will be Stanley Johnson II, Jeffery Walters II, Specialist Enrique Martinez II, Christopher Martinez, Adam Johnson and Eric Martinez. Honorary bearers will be Justin Edwards, Bobby Malone, Timothy Jacob Ellis and Rylan Walters.
Published on November 25, 2016
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