Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma

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Gladys Ellison

Born: 08/06/1924 Died: 08/31/2011 Maiden Name: Lain Honorific: n/a

Gladys “Jackie” Ellison, 87, of Wellsburg, W.V., passed away on Aug. 31, 2011, at her home, surrounded by her caring family. She was born on Aug. 6, 1924, in Atoka, the daughter of Eligh and Sarah Tomlinson Lain. She was a member of the Wellsburg United Methodist Church, retired from Stone and Thomas in Wheeling W.V., and was a lifetime member of the Women of the Moose and the VFW. She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Victor and Theodore Lain; and two sisters, Opal and Pauline. She is survived by her husband of 67 years, Ray C. Ellison, who she married on Nov. 3, 1943; two sons, Dan Ellison of Atoka and Bob “Ace” Ellison of Toronto, Ohio; four grandchildren, Dan Jr., Lain, Kyle and Kelsey; seven great-grandchildren, Kaedyn Karson, Kale, Danielle, Victor, Grace and Aralyn.