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Ruth Eller Bailey7 (J. Ben,6 Elbert,5 Joseph P.,4 Adam3, Jacob2 Jr., Jacob1 Sr.)...
Ruth was the d/o Rev. J. Ben Eller and Ruth Cozart (see Vol. VI-2, VI-4); she was a vivacious lady whom Juanita and I were priviledged to meet. Our thanks to her sister, Jane Byrd for this obituary.


   RALEIGH -- Ruth Eller Bailey, 73, of 2531 Country Club Ct., died Saturday, May 1, 1993. Mrs. Bailey was predeceased by her husband, John Thomas Bailey. Mrs. Bailey was an educator. She taught school in North Carolina for six years and taught for twenty four years in Georgia until retirement, at which time she moved back to North Carolina. She was past president of the local chapter of A.A.R.P. and was a member of Hays Barton Baptist Church.
   Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at Hayes Barton Baptist Church.
   Surviving: sons, Charles Eller Bailey of Ormond Beach, Fla. and John T. Bailey Jr. of Douglas, Ga.; sisters, Judith Eller Freeman of Raleigh and Jane Eller Byrd of Hillsborough; sister-in-law, Mrs. W. Hardman Jones of Commerce, Ga.
   In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Hayes Barton Baptist Church T.V. Ministry, 1800 Glenwood Ave., Raleigh, N.C. 27608.

   The family will be at the home of J.P. Freeman, 2216 Lash Ave.
   Arrangements by Brown-Wynne Funeral Home, St. Mary's St.

Eller Chronicles Vol. VIll-3 August 1994

January 27. 1994

Charles Greer
1503 Quail Drive
Greensboro, North Carolina 27408

J. Gerald Eller
Route 2 Box 145-D
Whittier. North Carolina 28789


Once again I must inform the Association of the passing of another family member. Our family recently lost Beatrice Eller Hipps on December 27, 1993. Beatrice had battled cancer for an extended period. Coming from a large family, she had always been available to comfort ailing brothers and sisters whenever she was needed. Her sense of humor and interest in current affairs was always welcomed.

As usual, an obituary sometimes fails to mention some of the more relevant facts of a person's life. Beatrice was the daughter of John Grover and Ethel Beatrice Jones Eller and the granddaughter of James Madison and Louisa Vannoy Eller. She was probably remembered by most as a beautician and devoted housewife. She helped her husband in tending to their farm and raising cattle. In the last several years she had been devoted to the care and well-being of her husband Ed. Ed has been stricken with Alzheimer's disease since an operation several years ago.

Beatrice was loved by all and will be missed by everyone.

Beatrice Hipps, 74,
Textile Retiree,
Dies In Asheville

   Beatrice E. Hipps, 74, of Marion, textile retiree, died Monday, Dec. 27, at Solace Center In Asheville.
   Funeral services were held this afternoon at West Marion Baptist Church.
   Survivors are her husband, Edison Hipps; one son, Dean Hipps of Port Jarvis, N.Y.; one daughter, Eleanor Franklin of Asheville; three brothers, Fred Eller of Purlear, John Eller of York, Pa., and Grayson Eller of Abbotstown, Pa.; six sisters, Ruby Greer of Wilkesboro, Vivian Hagopian and Mattie Minton, both of Miami, Fla., Edythe Levine of San Francisco, Calif., Marie Brewer of Greensboro, and Myrtle Eller of Purlear.
   Memorials may be made to Mountain Area Hospice. 75 Livingston Street, Asheville, N.C. 28802.


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