Betty Lou Ellison (1938-2017)


Betty Lou Ellison, 78, passed away July 26, 2017.

One of 17 children, Betty was born December 3, 1938, in Colusa. She lived in Williams for 30 years and is the Widow of Richard Ellison.

She is survived by her children, Irene Magdanz, Joe Correa, Richard Ellison, Shaunne Harriger & Teresa Wellock, her siblings, Bonnie Stone & Ron Hill. Many grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Richard Ellison, Daughter, Rose Correa-Young, Granddaughter, Julia Silva, siblings Marie Denny, Jean McCanna, Loretta Sutliff and Dewey Hill.

Betty was known for her generosity and giving spirit. She worked many years cooking in local restaurants and is known by the locals for her delicious cream pies. She spent her last year’s enjoying the time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren who she loved dearly.

Please dress casual and join the family for a grave side service at 11:00 AM in the Williams Cemetery, on Friday, August 4.

A Celebration of Betty’s life will be held at 1:30 PM at the residence of Irene Magdanz, 124 Formby Ct. in Roseville, California. Lunch will be provided and feel free to bring your swimwear.