LINN JANE (ROOS) ELLIS of Indianapolis, 87, mother to Rev. Stephen Ellis, pastor of Curry’s Chapel UMC, Greenfield, Ind., died Sunday, October 16, 2016. A service was held October 19, in Greenfield, Ind. Survivors include: sons, Rev. Stephen (Elma) Ellis of Greenfield, and Kelly (Luchie) Ellis of Florida, three grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. Ellis was preceded in death by her husband, Leon E. Ellis. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Trinity Park UMC, 207 West Park Ave., Greenfield, IN 46140. Condolences may be shared with Rev. Stephen Ellis, 1248 Worcester Way, Greenfield, IN 46140, or by emailing

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