Loretta Walker Ellis

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“Loretta was my dearest friend for over 30 years. Her twinkle and laugh always filled myHeart with gratitude that I was blessed to have her. I miss...Read More »
1 of 15 | Posted by: Ginny Ross - Williamsburg, VA

“LORETTA was a very special neighbor and friend. How she delighted in her garden and yard. We will miss her ”
2 of 15 | Posted by: Jean Long - Sleepy Lake, Suffolk, VA

“My dear sweet Mrs Ellis, you were such an inspiration to me. Rest In Peace. Amy Brown KellerOLMC/Mrs Ellis' 3rd grade class alumni. ”
3 of 15 | Posted by: A friend

“She was a great teacher, she taught me in 3rd grade! She succeeded at giving me a great education! My condolences to her sons, grandchildren and...Read More »
4 of 15 | Posted by: Michele Clark - Charlotte, NC

“Grew up knowing the Ellis' and remember singing in the choir at Calvary with her. Such a pretty voice. Sincere condolences to the family. Sarah...Read More »
5 of 15 | Posted by: Sarah Puckett Kressaty - Hayes, VA

“I remember Mrs. Ellis from Calvary Baptist in Newport News. Condolences to her entire family at this difficult time.DeEtte Webb ”
6 of 15 | Posted by: A friend

“Mrs. Ellis was my third grade teacher at OLMC in 93-94. I have many memories of proper pencil grip and cursive writing from her class! ”
7 of 15 | Posted by: Aubrey Williamson - Knoxville, TN

“Loretta Ellis, what a lady! I know Mrs. Ellis from our days at Calvary Baptist in Newport News. She was a good friend of my mother, Virginia...Read More »
8 of 15 | Posted by: Eddie Nichols - Reston, VA

“My husband Ted and I are very sorry to hear of Mrs. Ellis's passing. She was the teacher of both of our daughters in third grade. That is Christina...Read More »
9 of 15 | Posted by: Linda and Ted Talay - VA

“Mrs. Ellis was my 3rd grade teacher and is still my favorite. She taught me to love reading (by reading Matilda during breaks) and to spread my wings...Read More »
10 of 15 | Posted by: Kelly Flanagan - Seattle, WA

“Mrs. Ellis taught my daughter Megan in 1987 at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic School. She was a dedicated professional educator with great warmth...Read More »
11 of 15 | Posted by: Kathie Mansfield - Yorktown, VA

“Mrs. Ellis was my third grade teacher in 1991, and I will always remember feeling safe and loved in her classroom. I am an now an educator and try to...Read More »
12 of 15 | Posted by: Samantha Stein - Ellicott City, MD

“Mrs Ellis was my first teacher when I moved VA in the middle of third grade. It wouldn't have been an easy transition without her! She was such a...Read More »
13 of 15 | Posted by: Jim Kocinski - Houston, TX

“Myself and my husband were deeply saddened by the news of Miss Loretta's passing. We are new to The Sleepy Lake neighborhood for 2 years. Both...Read More »
14 of 15 | Posted by: Kimberly and Michael Totten - VA

“May God's loving kindness comfort you and help you through this very sad timePsalms 29:11 ”
15 of 15 | Posted by: A friend

Loretta was born on August 23, 1934 and passed away on Sunday, January 7, 2018.

Loretta was a resident of Newport News, Virginia at the time of passing.

A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 10, at 11:30 AM in Meadowbrook Memorial Gardens, Suffolk, by Dr. Gene Primm.

She was a long time member of the church choir trio and thoroughly enjoyed making musical contributions to the church.