Phyllis Irene Ellis, 60, of Orange passed away on Sunday, Nov. 20, at Harbor Hospice in Beaumont.

She was a native and life long resident of Orange; born on July 24, 1951 to the late Essie Mae (Trussell) and J C Ellis.

She was a manager in retail; the most recent was at Market Basket. She loved to cook, sew, and enjoyed painting. Phyllis was a loving mother, sister and friend who will be missed dearly.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J C Ellis; sisters, Linda Booker and Patsy Green.

Left to cherish her memory will be her daughter, Ann Ellis of Orange; grandson, Cane Ellis of Orange; sister, Gloria Stanley of Orange; brothers, Jerry Ellis and wife, Beverley, Jimmy Ellis and wife, Margie, Larry Joe Ellis, David Ellis all of Orange and numerous nieces and nephews.

A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 23, at 2:00 PM, at Ida Wilson Cemetery, in Echo Community in Orange.

Arrangements under the direction of Dorman Funeral Home.