Maria Ellis

Maria Benita Ellis (Mendoza)

Monday, March 21st, 1938 - Wednesday, July 29th, 2020
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Mrs. Maria Benita Ellis, age 82 of Bentley, Louisiana entered eternal rest on Wednesday, July 29, 2020 at her residence surrounded by her loving family. Graveside services for Mrs. Ellis will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, August 3, 2020 at Alexandria Memorial Gardens in Woodworth, Louisiana.

Mrs. Ellis worked at Cabrini hospital for 32 years, loved fishing and working in her yard. She was a faithful member of the St. Terrance Catholic Church.

Mrs. Ellis was preceded in death by her husband, Alvie Ellis, Sr.; sons, Alvie, Jr. and Robert Ellis,; parents, Augustus and Alejandrina Mendoza.

Those left to cherish her memory include sons, Edward Ellis, Steven Ellis (Shanna); grandchildren, Chad Ellis, Kayla Schultz, Benjamin Ellis, Joshua Ellis, and Lucas Ellis.; and four great grandchildren.

The family would like to thank Leading Healthcare, Directions of Louisiana, and Compassionate Care Hospice for all of their care for Maria.

Pall bearers honored to serve are Benjamin Ellis, Joshua Ellis, Lucas Ellis, Steve Ellis, Edward Ellis, Chad Ellis and John Deselle.
Arrangements are entrusted to Gallagher Funeral Home and Crematory, Ball, Louisiana.
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  • Visitation

    Monday, August 3rd, 2020 | 8:30am - 9:30am
    Monday, August 3rd, 2020 8:30am - 9:30am
    Gallagher Funeral Home
    3994 Monroe Hwy
    BALL, LA 71405
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  • Service

    Monday, August 3rd, 2020 | 10:00am
    Monday, August 3rd, 2020 10:00am
    Alexandria Memorial Gardens
    8855 Hwy. 165 South
    WOODWORTH, LA 71485
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  • Interment

    Alexandria Memorial Gardens
    8855 Hwy 165 S
    ALEXANDRIA, LA 71301
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Nettie (Ellis) Beckett Family

Posted at 07:38am
Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss... Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.
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Ann Bonnette

Posted at 06:13pm
I remember Mrs. Ellis from working at Cabrini Hospital. Always loved talking to her on pedi. Have thought of her often through the years. Very sweet and kind lady. Prayers for all!

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