January 25, 1932 - January 17, 2022
Melba June Ellis 01/25/1932-01/17/2022 Melba June Ellis of Centre, Alabama passed peacefully on January 17, 2022 in Auburn, Alabama. She was born January 25, 1932 to Edwin and Madeline Bottcher in Cullman, Alabama. June graduated from Auburn University with Bachelor’s Degree in Education on December 17, 1953. June was a member of Phi Mu and Mortar Board while at Auburn. She married James Earl Ellis on September 10, 1955 in Cullman, Alabama. She was a member of Centre United Methodist Church where she was an active member of the Bates Sunday School Class. She taught for several years at Sand Rock High School where she was the librarian and taught English. June is preceded in death by her loving husband, James Earl Ellis, Sr., Joe Randall Ellis, twin sister JoAnn Pipes, brother Bud Bottcher, and her parents. June is survived by sons, James Earl Ellis, Jr (Kathy) of Fairhope, Alabama and Charles Edwin Ellis (Gail) of Auburn, Alabama. Her grandchildren Jennifer Thompson (Dan), Chas Ellis, Tiffany Hammond (Malik), Jon Ellis (Rosa), Emily Ellis, James Ellis III and Joseph Ellis, and great grandchildren Daniel, Madeline and Scott Thompson; Sophia, Gabriel and Holly Hammond; Charlie and Archie Ellis and Aida Delmonico; brother, Charles Bottcher, and a host of nieces and nephews. Services for June will be held at Centre United Methodist Church on January 22, 2022 at 11:00am. June’s family request that memorials be made to The First Methodist Church, 341 W Main Street, Centre, AL 35960.
Melba June Ellis 01/25/1932-01/17/2022 Melba June Ellis of Centre, Alabama passed peacefully on January 17, 2022 in Auburn, Alabama. She was born January 25, 1932 to Edwin and Madeline Bottcher in Cullman, Alabama. June graduated from Auburn... View Obituary & Service Information
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