Funeral services for Ellen Louise Knipe, 61, of Livingston will be held on Tuesday, June 6, 2006 at 10 a.m. in Cashner Colonial Chapel with Rev. Jay McCurry officiating. Interment will follow in Magnolia Cemetery.
Mrs. Knipe was born on September 28, 1944 in Beaumont, Texas and passed away on June 4, 2006 in Montgomery, Texas. Her husband, Alan Butch Knipe; parents, Arthur and Lillian Miley Leopard; and brothers, Billy Mosley, Charles Mosley and Glenn Gilbert, all preceded her in death. She is survived by her children, David Fernandes, Rene McDonald and husband Earl, Michelle Bernal and husband Patrick Millon, and Bonnie Yeager and husband Dayne; siblings, Belinda Ackridge, Ricky Nelson, Bobby Mosley and Robert Gilbert; grandchildren, Christopher Hayes, Jeremy McDonald, David Boo Fernandes, Christina Hernandez, Shellie Fernandes, Justin McDonald, Darryn Bernal, Kelly Fernandes, Heather Draper, Allie Yeager, and Grady Yeager. Pallbearers will be: Scott Hayes, Brian Davenport, Tom Mitcham, Bruce Beason, Jason Millon, and Doug Higganbothom.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in her name to the M. D. Anderson Cancer Center Development Office, P.O. Box 297153, Houston, TX 77297 (www.mdanderson.org).