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Rebecca Ellis

December 12, 1941 — September 2, 2012

Rebecca "Becky" Rose Crews Williams Ellis, 70 years went to be with her Lord and Savior on Sunday,�September 2, 2012 after a long battle with lung cancer.� Becky was born December 12, 1941 in Lawrenceburg, Tennessee to parents Rodney Ishmael Crews and Willie Cole Tidwell Crews.� She moved to Houston, Texas in 1947, graduated from Galena Park High School in 1959, lived in Houston for 52 years and worked at Maxwell House Coffee for 30 years. Becky moved to Dayton in 1999, and was a member of the Kenefick Southern Baptist Church. Becky enjoyed painting, and crocheting.� Her main enjoyment of life was having her family and friends to spend time with and love.� Her heart was filled and happy when they were all together on special holidays. There are no words to say the love she felt for her husband, children, family and friends.� Family and friends may pay their respects at viewing on Wednesday, September 5, 2012, from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Pace-Stancil Funeral Home.� A service for Celebration of her life will be 10:00 a.m., Thursday, September 6, 2012 at Pace-Stancil Funeral Home Chapel in Dayton.� Interment will follow at San Jacinto Memorial Park, Houston, Texas.She was preceded in death by her parents, her brother Rodney Laye Crews, and her husband of 25 years, Wade Thomas Williams on June 17, 1984. She is survived by her husband of 17 years:� Mark Elmer Ellis, Sr.; two sons:� Rodney "Tommy" Williams and wife Dawn of Dayton and Randall "Randy" Williams and fianc� Lisa of Dayton; her sister:� Laura Bennett and husband George "Skip" Bennett of Dayton; three grandchildren:� Nikki Williams Fitzgerald and husband Tyler of Anahuac, Austin Wade Williams of Dayton and Wade Lee Williams of Dayton; two great-granddaughters:� Rylee Ann Fitzgerald and Aubree Nicole Williams; three step children:� Lori Carbaugh of Morrison, IL, Mark Elmer Ellis, Jr. of Sterling, IL, and Jeff Dewitt Ellis of Rock Falls, IL; six step grandchildren and one step great grandson.� Share your memories or express your condolences with Becky's family at

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