Essie Earl Syass ,75, of Danville Il., transitioned from life to eternity at 10:50 am March 30, 2020 at OCF Sacred Heart Medical Center. Essie was born to Earl and Mary (Holmes) Ellis in Ruleville Miss. on September 19, 1944. She accepted Christ at an early age at Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church, Procter Ark. She continued His work at St. Paul,Greater Shiloh, and Second Baptist Church in Danville. She graduated from Wonder High Scholl in West Memphis, Ark. She was an usher, Christian educator, Sunday school teacher,and missionary worker. She had worked at G.E, Tee Pack, and Peterson Puritan. She loved to crochet, traveling and bowling. She Married Albert Syass on July 4, 1969 and he survives. She was preceded in death by her parents, her daughter, Teresa L. Savage and her brothers Willie and William Ellis.
She leaves to cherish her loving memories to her son Michael A.(Miikki) Syass,and her sisters Gwendolyn (Curtis) Webb, Brenda (Scott ) Hamilton , Patrica (Michael ) Butler, Her brothers Barney (Mae ) Ellis, Kelvin (Shelia ) Ellis and many nieces and nephews, also her friends Wilma Williams, Barbara Walls and Ella Ellis.
Services will be private
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