Emma Sue Ellis
Emma Sue Smith Ellis, age 71, of Little Rock, died Wednesday,
April 7, 2004. She was born in Plainview, Arkansas, later graduating from Hot
Springs High School before receiving her degree in Education from Henderson
State University. She taught elementary level school in Fayetteville, Arkansas
for several years where she was also very active in community affairs, and in
her church, Central United Methodist Church. Moving to Little Rock in 1974 Emma
Sue worked for Union National Bank for 12 years as a Union Securities Officer.
She was member of P.E.O., and St. James United Methodist Church. Emma was
considered a people person who never met a stranger.
She is survived by one daughter Gail O'Donnell and husband John of Little Rock,
one son, Drew Davis and wife Susan of Fayetteville, one brother, B.J. Smith and
wife Jo Ann of Hot Springs, and 6 grandchildren, Jenny, Parker, and John Michael
Davis, and Emma, Elizabeth and Katie O'Donnell.
There will be a funeral service Saturday at 11am at the Ruebel Funeral Home
Chapel, officiated by Chaplain Kathy Kaczmarek. Burial will follow at Pinecrest
Memorials may be made to St. James United Methodist Church.
- My thoughts and prayers are with you all. I have such wonderful memories
of your mother and I can still hear her laughter. I know she is so proud of
all of you and the wonderful care you took of her these past years. Let me
know if there is anything I can do and God bless.
- Memories of Emma Sue are many and wonderful.
Willie and Herman Ashcroft
Hot Springs, Arkansas
- Want Gail and Drew to know that we loved Sue and thought about her often.
We now live in N. C. so have not kept up. But we are thinking about
Marilyn and Al Eason
formerly of Fayetteville, Arkansas