<bt>On Sunday, May 16, Ralph Stephens Ellis of Springfield died at Leewood Healthcare Center after a short illness. Ellis was a member of the North Springfield Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses.
He is survived by his sister, Doris Davis Barrett of New York; his former wife, Lorna Ellis; children David Ellis, Hilario Ellis, and Sharon Ellis Yakubu; son-in-law, Abdulrazak Yakubu; several nieces and nephews; three brothers-in-law; and a host of friends.
A Memorial Service will take place on Saturday, June 5, at 11:30 a.m., at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 6318 Grovedale Drive, Alexandria.
Memorial contributions may be made in Ralph Stephens Ellis' name to Capital Hospice, http://www.capitalhospice.org.