Lena "Chris" Ellison, 78, of Vienna, passed away July 4, 2014, in her home.
She was born Oct. 30, 1935, in Wood County, W.Va., a daughter of the late Roy E. and Sarah B. Smith Roberts.
She had been an employee of Moore's Lumber and Sam's Club, and was a member of 14th Avenue Gospel Mission.
Chris is survived by two sons, Michael Ellison and fiance, Sue Lynn Gallind, of Little Hocking, Ohio, and David Ellison of Columbus, Ohio; one brother, Roy Roberts Jr. of Ohio; and several grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Nolan G. Ellison; two daughters, Deborah Brink and Janie Lynn Mason; and three sisters, Betty Velka, Glennadine "Dolly" Caivano and Maxine Roberts.
A memorial service will be 5 p.m. Tuesday at Lambert-Tatman Funeral Home, 3005 Grand Central Ave., Vienna, W.Va., with the Rev. Wayne Brown officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to service at the funeral home.
For those wishing to share an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 3901 Briscoe Road, Parkersburg, WV 26101.
Please visit www.lamberttatman.com to share online condolences.