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Obituaries

September 26, 2013

Deloris E. Ellmore

Deloris E. Ellmore, 81, of Covington, Ind., passed away at 9:08 p.m. Monday, Sept. 23, 2013 at Hawthorne Inn, Danville.

The daughter of Clyde and Dora (VanHook) Stoup, she was born on March 22, 1932, in Stringtown, Ind.

She married Robert “Bob” Ellmore on March 9, 1951, in Danville. He preceded her in death Oct. 31, 2000.

She is survived by her daughter, Bobbye (Clay) Gerling of Covington, and daughter-in-law, Barbara (Jack) Macy, also of Covington. Also surviving are grandchildren Ryan (Megan) Ellmore, Matt (Erin) Gerling, Ashlee (Brian) Kingston, Adam (Allison) Gerling and Hillary Macy; and great-grandchildren, Caleb, Neil and Seth Ellmore, Kamryn, Dane, Nicole and Sebastion Gerling, and Jacob, Brycen and Sean Kingston; one brother, Ted “Jack” (Jean) Stoup of Lafayette, Ind.; a sister, Betty Ricks of Russiaville, Ind.; and many loving nieces and nephews.

Deloris was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Bob; her son, Gary; two sisters, Marguerite Mycroft and Eileen Stoup; and three brothers, Gene, Herman and Russell Stoup.

A graduate of Perrysville High School, Deloris also attended Rabb Grade School. For 30 years she and her husband owned and operated restaurants in Covington, including the Tastee Freez, Bob’s Drive Inn and Lindee’s. She also worked for General Electric, Bilsland Implement and Gilliland Implement, the Fountain County Court House in the Assessor’s Office for 15 years.

A woman of faith, Deloris was a long-time member of Orchard Hills Church of Christ. She enjoyed working in her garden and keeping her yard tidy. She loved her family and took great pride in her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

A celebration of Deloris’ life will begin at 1 p.m. EDT Saturday, Sept. 28, at Sunset Funeral Home in Covington, Ind., with Jim Russell and Scott Smith officiating and burial at Mount Hope Cemetery in Covington. A visitation will be 10 a.m.-1 p.m. EDT Saturday at Sunset Funeral Home and Cremation Center, A Life Celebration Home, in Covington.

Memorials may be made in Deloris’ name to the Orchard Hills Church of Christ. Condolences may be left at www.sunsetfuneralhome.com.

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