Mrs. Doris Drummond Ellis, 88, of McDonough, formerly of Forest Park, passed away March 12, 2013. Mrs. Ellis was born in Dacula, the daughter of the late William Sanford and Minnie Pearl Freeman Drummond. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Forrest Henry Ellis and several siblings. She was a member of Philadelphia Presbyterian Church in Forest Park and a previous member of the Forest Park Eastern Star.
Mrs. Ellis enjoyed spending time with family and friends, writing poetry, jewelry and dressing up and being active in her church. Survivors are her children, Linda Moats (Douglas) of McDonough, Gayla Patterson of Forest Park, John “Johnny” Ellis (Andrea’) of McDonough, Monte Ellis (Debbie) of Jackson; stepchildren, Susan White (Tom) of McDonough, David Johnson (Tammy) of Ohio, Cathy Johnson of Ohio; 11 grandchildren, and 11 great-grandchildren; brother, Thomas B. Drummond of Snellville; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral service for Mrs. Ellis will be Thursday, March 14, at 2 p.m. at Philadelphia Presbyterian Church, 351 Morrow Road, Forest Park, with Rev. Dr. Spencer R. Frye officiating. Interment will follow at Forest Hills Cemetery in Forest Park at 3:30 p.m. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday evening from 6–8 p.m. Haisten Funeral Home – McDonough 770-914-8833, haistenfunerals.com.