Margaret Janice Ellis
Margaret Janice Ellis (75), of Mineral Wells, Texas, wife of Billy Joe Ellis, passed away July 26, 2019 after a short but brave battle with pancreatic cancer. Janice (Cookie) was born in Georgia on April 16, 1944, the daughter of Thomas Evans Jones and Kathleen Kiker Jones. Janice was the eldest of three children. Janice was a graduate of Mary Hardin Baylor University and was a coach and biology teacher for more than 25 years in Killeen, Lufkin, Cedar Hill, and most recently at Mineral Wells High School. Janice was an avid reader and her interests varied from Gardening to Genealogy. She is survived by her younger brother Thomas, loving husband, Billy Joe; children; Billy Paul (Cindy) of Rockdale, Robert (Pam) of Clear Lake, Mark (Judy) of Katy, and Jo Lisa Wainscott (Todd) of New Castle, WY; 11 Grandchildren, 4 Great-Grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held Monday August 5, 2019, 3:00 pm at the First United Methodist Church in Mineral Wells, TX.

Donations in lieu of Flowers should be made to the Friends of the Boyce Ditto Public Library (2300 SE Martin Luther King Jr. Street, Mineral Wells, TX 76067)
Published on July 30, 2019


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