Jeannette Propst Ellison

Winnsboro: Funeral Services for Jeannette Propst Ellison, age 93, will be held at 11 o’clock on Friday, July 20, 2012, at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 301 West Liberty St., Winnsboro, S.C.. Burial will follow in St. John’s Episcopal Cemetery.

Mrs. Ellison died on July 18, 2012, at the Presbyterian Home in Lexington, S.C. She was born in Winnsboro, S.C., on Dec. 26, 1918, the daughter of the late Floyd Ernest Propst and Jennie Leake Propst. Mrs. Ellison had lived at the Presbyterian Home since August 1999. She attended Converse College and graduated from the University of South Carolina in 1940. She enjoyed playing bridge, reading, and entertaining family and friends. She was generous, kind and beautiful and will be greatly missed.

Mrs. Ellison is survived by her daughter, Carolyne Ellison Stringfellow and son-in-law, Howard Stringfellow, of Scranton, Penn.; her son, Thomas Woodward Ellison Jr. and daughter-in-law, Brenda Veal Ellison, of Valrico, Fla.; two grandsons, Jonathan Pruitt Ellison and Thomas Douglas Ellison; three great granddaughters; and many nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Ellison was predeceased by her husband, Thomas Woodward Ellison; her brothers John Leake Propst and Floyd Ernest Propst; and her sister Dorothy Propst Hinnant.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. John’s Episcopal Church, 301 West Liberty St., Winnsboro, S.C. 29180; The Presbyterian Communities of South Carolina, 2817 Ashland Road, Columbia, S.C. 29210; Harmony Care Hospice, 100 Ashland Park, Suite K, Columbia, S.C. 29210; or to a charity of one’s choice.

Mrs. Ellison’s family wishes to thank the staff of the Presbyterian Home and Harmony Care Hospice for their loving care and unwavering support.

Pope Funeral Home is serving the Ellison family.

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