Pauletta Lou Lentz Ellington, age 70, of Paragould passed away on Monday, July 16, 2012, at her home.
She was born with her identical twin sister on December 11, 1941, to Kirk and Gertrude (Jeffords) Lentz. Mrs. Ellington was a Land Abstracter for 29 years, and worked in the Loan Department and as a Teller for Unico Bank from March 1998, until she was forced to quit because of health reasons. She was a member of 7th & Mueller Church of Christ, Paragould.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Galen L. Ellington, who died on August 10, 2001; her parents; two sisters, Bertis Joy Lentz and Novella Huckabay; and by two brothers, Martin Lentz and Charles Lentz.
She is survived by two daughters, Lesa D. Shaver and Marsha L. Graves and her husband, Stan Graves, of Paragould; three grandchildren, Heather Shaver (Brandon & Katelynn Reed), Kirby Graves and Lyndsay Graves, all of Paragould; her twin sister, Vendetta Carlile and her husband, Jerry, of Paragould.
Visitation will be from 6:00-9:00 p.m., Wednesday evening at Mitchell Funeral Home, Paragould.
Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m., Thursday, July 19th, at 7th & Mueller Church of Christ with Larry McFadden and Michael Cox officiating. She will be buried next to her husband in Linwood Cemetery.
Active pallbearers will be Rex Ellington, Randy Brinkley, Roy Newsom, Ricky Dickinson, Jim Bob Lentz, and Jay Ussery. Jon Moore will be an honorary pallbearer.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Children’s Home of Paragould, Crowley’s Ridge Academy, Crowley’s Ridge College, or Children’s Education Wing at 7th & Mueller.
Online guestbook: www.mitchellfuneralhomes.com.