Elizabeth J. "Betty" Ellison, 77, Brazil, died June 11, 2011, at Union Hospital following an extended illness.
She was born Dec. 4, 1933, in Bluffton, Ind., the daughter of Homer and Mabel Shaw Flowers.
Following school, she lived in San Diego for more than 30 years.
She and her husband owned and operated Double B miniature shop in the San Diego area.
In 1989, she and her husband Billy Ellison moved to Brazil. Betty and Billy were married Feb. 12, 1960.
He preceded her in death in November 1995.
Survivors include sons Rick Ellison, Randy Ellison and Mike Ellison, daughter Pam Ellison, all of Brazil, brothers Terry Flowers, Doug Flowers, both of Bluffton, Ind., and Ron Flowers, Ashland, Ohio, 12 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, two step-great-grandchildren, and other extended family.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her brother Mike Flowers, stepmother Mary Jane Flowers, and stepfather Delbert Bradley.
According to her wishes, cremation was chosen with no services.
Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of choice. Arrangements were entrusted to French Funeral Home.
Light a candle in her memory at www.frenchfuneralhome.com.