Phyllis Sias Ellis
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Obituary of Phyllis Fenner Sias Ellis


Phyllis Sias Ellis

Of Man, WV

   Phyllis Fenner Sias Ellis, 77, of Man, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, January 10, 2019, leaving from Logan Center, surrounded by her loving family, after a long illness.

   She was born April 26, 1941, at Squire in McDowell County, a daughter of the late Chester Glee Sr. and Loretta Lewis Fenner.

   In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Blucher Sias; her second husband, Richard Ellis; two infant sisters; two brothers, Cletis Fenner and Chester Fenner, Jr.; two brothers-in-law, Jerry Robinson and Gene Farmer; and one niece, Becky Robinson.

   Phyllis was a 1960 graduate of Man High School.  She was the owner and operator of Cliffside Drive Inn for over 61 years.  Phyllis was a Christian of the Baptist faith.  She loved to play games with family members and enjoyed going to the beauty shop at Headliners.  Devoted to her family and business, she will long be remembered for the relationships she built throughout the years.

   Those left to cherish her memory are one son, Kenny (Lisa) Sias of Midlothian, VA; one daughter, Marlene (Kenny) Morgan of Man; two grandchildren, Brandi (Ney) Hidalgo of Midlothian, VA and Kevin (Elizabeth) Sias of Powhatan, VA; eight great-grandchildren, Jay Sias, Morgan Hidalgo, Jackson Hidalgo, Blu Sias, Emma Grace Sias, Archer Sias, Lucas Hidalgo, and Myah Hidalgo; four sisters, Mona (Ronald) Thompson of Gahanna, OH, Sue Farmer of Melville; Janet (Rod) Frame of Man, and Linda Robinson of Greenvalley; one brother, Joe (Virginia) Fenner of Greenvalley; a sister-in-law, Eloise Fenner of Greenvalley; and many nieces and nephews along with a host of other relatives and friends.

   Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday, January 13, 2019, at the Krantz-McNeely Funeral Home at Man with Rev. Roland Cook officiating.  Burial will follow in Highland Memory Gardens at Godby.

   Visitation will be held from 6-9 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home and one hour prior to services at the funeral home also.

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   Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Krantz-McNeely Funeral Home at Man.