Ellen Gordon

Published 12:45 pm Friday, November 4, 2016

Ellen Gordon

November 1, 2016

Ellen Gordon, 59, of Bainbridge passed away Tuesday, November 1, 2016, after an extended illness.

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The memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, November 5, 2016, at Bainbridge Church of God with Pastor Ryan Carnes officiating.

The family will receive friends immediately following the service. Online visitors may sign the guest register at www.iveyfuneral.com. Memorial donations may be made to: Bainbridge Church of God Soup Kitchen, P. O. Box 863, Bainbridge, GA 39818.

Charlotte Ellen Gordon was born November 27, 1956, in Hattisburg, Miss., the daughter of Dr. Wallace Carroll Gordon, Sr. and Mary Ellen Brown Gordon. Ellen graduated from Starkville Academy in Starkville, Miss. and was a member of New Hope Church of God in Donalsonville, Ga.. She moved from Tallahassee in 1988 and has resided in our community since. Ellen attended Bainbridge Church of God.

Ellen loved the Lord and always put others first. Her family was a top priority. She was quite a talker and would strike up a conversation with most anyone. She enjoyed the outdoors, whether it was hunting, collecting arrowheads or simply admiring creation. Her favorite animals were owls and horses. Ellen was known for her sense of humor and love of children.

Survivors include her children, Jennifer Bearden Tomlinson and her husband, Kevin, of Bainbridge; James Fussell of Athens, Ga.; Robert Fussell and his wife, Nikki, of Port Orchard, Wash.; Justin Wiggins and Priscilla Wiggins both of Bainbridge; her siblings, Mary Williamson and her husband, Tom, of Carrollton, Ga. and Carroll Gordon of Ashford, Ala.; and her grandchildren, Kaitlin, Jasmine, Analeigh, Layla, Emma, and Braxton. Ellen was preceded in death by her parents.