YOAKUM: Delmarie Ellis, 75, passed away Monday, March 16, 2020. She was born January 27, 1945 in Yoakum to Delma and Eulalia (McKinney) Nunn.
She was a real worker, teaming up with her husband as long haul truck drivers. In her later years she was a school bus driver for Yoakum I.S.D.
Survivors are her daughters, Tarvia Ellis (Ron), Cleatria Awosika and Chauncia Ellis, all of Houston; 7 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren; daughters-in-love, Janet Moye and Rico Merino; 2 sisters, Hazel Nunn and Rosetta Hargrove; sister-in-law, Ardelia Coleman and numerous extended family. And friends.
Preceded in death by her parents; husband; granddaughter, Joy-Shaundalyn Ellis; 2 sisters and 5 brothers.
Graveside Funeral Service 1 p.m., Monday, March 23, 2020 at Pleasant Grove Cemetery.
Arrangements entrusted to Thiele Cooper Funeral Home, 361-293-5656.