Betty Ellis Stanfield

Betty Ellis Stanfield, 81, of Orange, Texas, passed away on June 7, 2019, at Sabine Place in Orange.

 

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Monday, June 10, 2019, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Officiating will be Pastor Kaye Sims of Crystal Beach Community Church. Burial will follow at Ida Wilson Cemetery in Orange.

 

Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Sunday, June 9, 2019, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange.

 

Born in Orange, Texas, on February 27, 1938, she was the daughter of William Pikney Seale and Lucina (Cloud) Seale. Betty worked as a secretary for St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Orange, and was a member of the Community Church in Orange. She also taught Sunday School to two year olds. Betty graduated from Little Cypress High School in 1956. She went on to receive an accounting certificate from Lamar State College in Orange where she graduated as the valedictorian of her class. Betty has been a resident of Sabine Place for the past three years. She will be missed by all who knew and loved her.

 

She was preceded in death by her parents, William and Lucina Seale; her first husband, Richard Ellis; her second husband, Langston Stanfield; and her siblings, Jesse Mayo, Bill Seal, Daniel Seal, J. B. Ezell, and A. D. Ezell.

 

She is survived by her children, Richard Ellis and wife Stacey, Robin Ellis and wife Tracy, Rodney Ellis, Alton Stanfield and wife Nina, Tina Morgan and husband Robert, and Alisha Bradley and husband Blake; her grandchildren, Rachel Ellis, Madison Ellis, Adam Ellis, Ethan Ellis, Cody Ellis and wife Morgan, Dylan Ellis, Jennifer Ellis, Ashlyn Ellis, Baylie Bradley, Maranda Christopher and husband Hayden, Randy Morgan, Anton Stanfield, and Zana Stanfield; her great-grandchildren, Lillian Walton, Kamden Jensen, Blaine Ellis, Natalie Ellis, and Kade Christopher; and her numerous nieces and nephews.

 

Serving as pallbearers will be Adam Ellis, Cody Ellis, Dylan Ellis, Blake Bradley, Robert Morgan, and Alton Stanfield.