Ellen Mewhinney, 85, passed away February 23, 2020 at her home. Ellen was a beloved mother, sister, grandmother and friend. Ellen was a long time member of Chinquapin Missionary Baptist Church.
Ellen was preceded in death by her husband, John Mewhinney; several infant children who passed shortly after birth; parents, Milton and Clara Rosen; sister, Shirley Learner; brother, Jerry Irwin; sister-in-law, Rose Rosen; and grandson, Travis Hager.
Ellen is survived by brother, Irwin Rosen; sons, Wayne (Katherine) Mewhinney and Glenn (Donna Seals) Mewhinney; grandchildren, Shanna (William) Evans, Chelsea Mewhinney and Karrie (Dan) Kole; great-grandchildren, Ryley Hager, Brysen Hager, Brooklyn Evans, Landon Kole and Adrian Mewhinney; close family friends, June and Dorothy Gregory; and a host of family and friends.
The family will receive friends noon – 2 p.m., Thursday, February 27 at Chinquapin Baptist Church with funeral services to follow with Rev. Homer Collins and Rev. Jeffrey Greene officiating. Interment will follow in the Mewhinney Cemetery.
Serving as pallbearers will be Irwin Rosen, Glenn Mewhinney, Wayne Mewhinney, William Evan, Ryley Hager and Danny Brown.
Arrangements by McNeil Funeral Home