Betty I. Ellison

Betty I. Ellison, 84, of Caldwell, passed away Monday (March 18, 2013) at the Marietta Memorial Hospital in Marietta. She was born June 4, 1928, in Marietta, a daughter of the late William and Rebecca Lowery.

In addition to her parents, Betty was preceded in death by her husband Ivan G. Ellison whom she married May 25, 1963 and who passed away Oct. 7, 2012; two brothers Ernie, Eddie and Leroy Lowery; two sisters Jean Poulton and Ann Lee.

She was loved and will be missed by her family, two sons Jeff (Amy) Ellison of Columbus, Ohio and Bill (Jane) Ellison of Newport, Ohio; four grandchildren Faith Ann and Cooper Steele Ellison, Ronnie and Lashley Early; three great-grandchildren, Lilly Poling, Camron Early and Keenon Early; one sister, Mary Lee of Marietta; two brothers, John (Phyllis) Lowery of Belpre, and Bob (Ruth) Lowery of Lithopolis, Ohio. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews.

Friends will be received Thursday (March 21, 2013) from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the Chandler Funeral Home, 609 West St., Caldwell, Ohio, 43724. A funeral service will be held Friday (March 22, 2013) at 11 a.m. in the Chandler Funeral Home Chapel, with Pastor Jim Cooper officiating. Burial will follow in the Sharon Cemetery near Caldwell. To send a sympathy card or leave words of comfort for the family, please visit the Funeral Home’s website at