Ellen Francis Gallion Stutler, 77, of Olive Hill went to be with her Lord Wednesday July 27, 2022, at the Kings Daughters Medical Center in Ashland. Ellen was born December 12, 1944 in Lawrence County, KY a daughter of the late Luther Giles and Della Murphy Gallion. In addition to her parents, Ellen was preceded in death by her first husband, Richard Lee Lasure; her second husband, William Arnett Stutler, Sr.; seven brothers, Jay Gallion, Estill “Bud” Gallion, Melvin Gallion, George Gallion, Willie Gallion, Lee Roy Gallion and Johnny Gallion; and four sisters, Helen Sexton Bush, Minnie Currey, Jeanie Stringfellow and Lola Mae Sexton Holz.
Ellen was a member of Garner Missionary Baptist Church in Rush. Ellen was a homemaker, and had previously worked as a server at The Kettle Pancake House. Ellen enjoyed reading, quilting, working in her flower garden, watching her birds and spending time with her cats, “OJ” and “Patches”.
Ellen is survived by two daughters, Tracey Pope of Olive Hill and Barbara Jean Lasure Vano of Winchester, VA; two step-sons, William "Bud" Stutler, Jr. of Bridgeport, WV and Mark Stutler of Florida; a step-daughter, Mary Ann (Gary) Johnson of Clarksburg, WV; four grandchildren, Ashley (Chester) Webb, Justin Vano, Conner Vano and Kenny Vano; nine great-grandchildren, Ivy Webb, Trinity Webb, William Webb, Daniel Webb, Brianika Vano, Kairi Vano, Dyson Vano, Ryker Vano and Kyra Vano; a brother, Hagar Gallion of Columbus, Ohio; two sisters, Barb (Eddie) Cooper of Grayson, Patricia McCoy of Olive Hill; and a host of extended family and friends who all mourn her passing.
A Celebration of Life service will be 3 pm Tuesday August 9, 2022 at the Malone Funeral Home with Bro. Delmar Rogers officiating. Visitation will be 1 pm Tuesday until the service hour. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.malonefuneralhome.com
In lieu of flowers memorials are suggested to: Ellen Stutler Memorial Fund, C/O, Malone Funeral Home, 325 Malone Lane, Grayson, KY 41143.