Imogin Lowry Ellis
Imogin Lowry Ellis, 89, passed away at her home on July 29, 2017. Imogin “Jean” was born on April 13, 1928 in Richmond, VA. She lived in Brook, VA, until she moved to Cheltenham, MD, at the age of eight. There she first attended the old Cheltenham two-room school house, then Brandywine Elementary, and graduated from Gwynn Park High School. She also was a member of the Cheltenham United Methodist Church. Jean was employed for a short time in the banking field. She was married to Lewis Clifton “Cliff” Ellis on May 1, 1953 and devoted many years as a wife, mother, and homemaker. After her husband’s retirement from Safeway, she enjoyed working with him in his real estate appraisal business. They also enjoyed living part time at their home in Florida, until they moved to Banks O’Dee, MD, where she resided until her death.
She was preceded in death by her parents, William and Inez Lowry; brothers: Bill and Pete Lowry; and sister, Catherine (Lowry) Ellis.
In addition to her husband Cliff, Imogin is survived by one son, William “Bill” Lewis Ellis and wife Joni (Miller) Ellis; granddaughter Angela (Ellis) Powers and husband Rob; and grandsons: Derek Hale Ellis and wife Alison; Cory Matthew Ellis and wife Marissa; great-grandchildren: Liam, Greyson, Haley, Wesley, and Heath.
Visitation on Saturday, August 5, from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. with a Memorial Ser vice at 11 a.m. at Raymond Funeral Ser vice, P.A., 5635 Washington Ave., La Plata, MD 20646. Interment to follow by interment at Trinity Memorial Gardens.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Cheltenham United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 146, Cheltenham, MD 20623 or Hospice of Charles County, 2505 Davis Road, Waldorf, MD 20603.