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Elva Ellis, born on July 4, 1937 in Trenton, Utah, passed away on November 8, 2023. She was a loving and compassionate soul who touched the lives of many. She married Boyd LaMar Ellis in Tremonton, Utah on June 6, 1952 and their marriage was solemnized on May 8, 1964 in the Logan LDS Temple.
Elva was a thoughtful individual, always considering the needs and feelings of others before her own. She was an incredible wife, mother, grandmother, and friend who had a knack for striking up a conversation with anyone, making her a very personable and approachable individual.
Elva had a fulfilling career as a Tax Examiner with the IRS before her retirement. She was an active member of her community, co-owning Ellis Meat Packing and working at Brigham Apparel. She spent 20 years following youth baseball, enjoyed traveling, and was a member of a bowling league and golf team, where she achieved two holes-in-one. Elva was a proud matriarch, boasting of her 17 grandchildren and 28 great-grandchildren. Her faith was important to her, and she served in the Relief Society, Young Women's, and her favorite place to serve was in Primary. She is a vocal believer and had a strong testimony.
Elva is survived by her sons: David (Julie) Ellis and Danny Ellis; daughter-in-law: Lorene (Corbet) Austin; sister-in-law: Emma Payne; and brother-in-law: Bob Andrews.
She was preceded in death by her beloved husband: Boyd Ellis; her sons: Ricky Ellis and Jeffery Ellis; her parents: Charles Payne and Rosabel Larsen; and her siblings: Milton Payne, DeVerl (Irene) Payne, Dean (Dora) Payne, VeLoy (Sharon) Payne and Linda Lou Andrews.
Funeral Services will be held Thursday, November 16, 2023 at 11:00 a.m. at the Mountain View Ward, 105 Fishburn, Brigham City, Utah. Viewings will be held Wednesday from 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. at Myers Mortuary, 205 South 100 East, Brigham City, and Thursday from 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. at the church prior to the funeral service. Interment will be at the Brigham City Cemetery.
Those wishing to view the livestream of the funeral service may do so by accessing the following zoom link https://zoom.us/j/97058111280?pwd=aURZU1IxOGRTOWVMK2tRZ0Z2UDBuQT09