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Ella B Washington

November 19, 1922 ~ November 9, 2020 (age 97)

Obituary

Ella B Washington was born one of five children on November 19, 1922 in Clarksville, Tennessee.

 

She was baptized in the back woods of Tennessee at a young age.

 

She moved to Fort Wayne, Indiana to be with her brothers and sisters. Upon her arrival to Fort Wayne, she lived with Ms. Mattie Goings.  She attended Turner Chapel AME Church with her and later joined. Some years later she moved her membership to Wings of Deliverance when it was located on Wayne Street under the leadership of the late Bishop Jimmie Clark.

 

She retired from Fort Wayne State Developmental Center after 30 years of service.

 

At the age of 97,  just 10 days shy of her 98th birthday, she passed away on November 9, 2020 at Coventry Meadows.

 

Mother Washington was preceded in death by her parents, Sam and Ora Ransom; siblings, Ervin Ransom, Mable Williams, Lorene Martin and Erma Ira Martin; son-in-law, Curly Underwood and a grandson, Walter Humphrey.

 

Left to cherish her memory are her daughter, Shelby J Underwood; son, Thomas Ransom, eight grandchildren, a host of great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

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Services

Walk-Through Viewing
Thursday
November 19, 2020

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Wings of Deliverance Holiness Tabernacle Church
2502 Fairfield Avenue
Fort Wayne, Indiana 46807

Homegoing Celebration
Thursday
November 19, 2020

11:00 AM
Wings of Deliverance Holiness Tabernacle Church
2502 Fairfield Avenue
Fort Wayne, Indiana 46807

Please note
Social distancing guidelines will be in place. Masks are required. No seating during walk-thru viewing. Limited seating for service. Temperatures may be taken when entering.
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