Mariella  Ellington


Mariella Ellington of Chatfield passed from this life on Friday evening, Jan. 11, 2019 at Baylor Medical Center in Dallas surrounded by her family. She was born June 27, 1926 in Corsicana to Olbrey Bruce and Sybil Huskey Nutt. She was the youngest of seven children.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 49 years Eddie E. Ellington; parents Bruce and Sybil Nutt; siblings and their spouses Margueritte and J.D. Dowd, Wendell and Ione Nutt, Fred and Bea Nutt, John and Juanita Nutt and Bruce (Babe) and Toni Nutt; daughter-in-law Kathy Ellington; in-law's Sidney Erroll and Hattie C. Ellington; brothers-in-law Jackie Lee and Dillard Ellington.
She is survived by her children, Patrick E. Ellington, Peter Lee Ellington and wife Cathy and Jeannie McCarty; grandchildren Scott Ellington and wife Theresa, Chris Ellington and wife Lauren, John Ellington and wife Victoria, Travis Ellington and wife Holly, Charlotte Loper and husband Todd, Jake McCarty and wife Leah; great grandchildren Owen, Lucy, Beau, Crew, Sheridan, Zane, Reece, Caroline and Macy Ellington, Kylee, Katie and Jaxon Loper and Joanna and Heather Dickey; brother Rufus Nutt; sister-in-law Joan Ellington and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.
Visitation with her family will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019 at Griffin - Roughton Funeral Home.
A celebration of her life will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019 at the Chatfield United Methodist Church in Chatfield. Interment to follow at New Chatfield Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: Chatfield United Methodist Church P.O. Box 76 Chatfield, Texas 75105 or the Chatfield VFD P.O. Box 95 Chatfield, Texas 75105
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Arrangements by Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home
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