Ellen Louise Sizemore, of Eureka, 80, died on Wednesday, July 11, 2007, at the Greenwood County Hospital.
She was born in Hutchinson, Kan., on April 12, 1927, the daughter of Harry Eugene and Marguerite (Moomian) Peirce.
Ellen was raised in Hutchinson and graduated from Hutchinson High School with the class of 1944. She then attended Sterling College and graduated in 1948, with a teaching degree.
After graduation she taught school in Greeley, Prescott, and Mound City.
In 1952, Ellen was united in marriage to Robert Luther Sizemore in Hutchinson. To this union four children were born. The marriage later ended in divorce.
In 1990, Ellen retired from teaching, after 32 years, and moved back to Hutchinson where she assisted in the Hutchinson schools. In 1996, she moved to Eureka.
She is survived by one son, Raymond Sizemore of Narvarre, Fl., two daughters, Donna Joles of Wichita, and Robin Himes of Eureka, six grandchildren, and one sister, Dorothy Cutliff of Hutchinson. She was preceded in death by her parents; one brother, and one daughter Carol Beckford.
Cremation has been effected.
Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m., Friday, July 20, 2007, at Prescott City Cemetery in Prescott, Kan., with Pastor Alan Hunter of the Jefferson Street Baptist Church officiating.
Services by Koup Family Funeral Home.