Born in Albany, she was daughter of the late Clifford F. Clark, Sr. and Eileen G. Stokes Clark and wife of 50 years of George E. Ellis. She was a lifelong resident of Averill Park, a graduate of Averill Park High School and earned her LPN from Samaritan Hospital School of Nursing.
Lillian held many jobs and positions throughout her life, but none as important as being a homemaker and the family matriarch. She was always organized and willing to help anyone who needed it.
She enjoyed garage sales and loved every moment spent with her family, often putting others needs before her own.
Survivors in addition to her husband, include her children, Tracy (Richard) Varian, Nassau, Eileen G. (Keith Sr.) White, Averill Park, Tonja (Greg) Cates, North Carolina, George (Kelly Lynch) Ellis, Averill Park, Tena (Daniel Guyup) Ellis, Mayfield; her siblings, Clifford F. Clark Jr., West Sand Lake, Monte Clark, Voorheesville, Jane Dzembo, Troy, and Colleen Stevens, Castleton; her beloved 19 grandchildren; many great grandchildren; her step-mother, Colleen Clark, Clearwater, FL; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins. She was predeceased by her grandson, Keith White Jr. and her siblings, Gloria Fisher, Joseph T. Clark, John Clark, Theresa Cano.
Relatives and friends may call at Salem United Methodist Church Shaver Road in West Sand Lake on Wednesday September 4, 2019 from 12noon to 1PM prior to the funeral service at 1PM with Rev. Charlie Yang , Pastor, officiating.
Interment will be in Brookside Cemetery Barberville.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in memory of Lillian I. Ellis to the American Heart Association 4 Atrium Dr #100 Albany, NY 12205.To
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American Heart Association
4 Atrium Dr #100, Albany NY 12205