Betty Ellis Curtis

Published 9:43 pm Monday, March 6, 2017

Betty Ellis Curtis, 92, passed away on Sunday, March 5, 2017. She was the daughter of the late Clarence E. Canada and Betty Canada.

Betty was a former member of Oxford United Methodist Church. Before her return to Virginia to be closer to her children she would alternate between Michigan and Florida.

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Left to cherish her memory are her husband, Milburne F. Curtis, of Mason, Mich.; daughter, Barbara E. Babb and husband, Frank, of Suffolk; son, Benjamin C. Ellis III and wife, Peggy, of Suffolk; three grandchildren, James A. Turner Jr., Kristie L. Anderson (Ben) and Michael L. Westnedge Jr.; and two great-grandchildren.

A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, March 8, 2017, at 11 a.m. at Holly Lawn Cemetery with the Rev. Michael Halley officiating. The family will receive friends Tuesday evening at 518 Jones St., Suffolk, VA 23434. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association (Norfolk, VA office) at 870 Greenbrier Circle, Greenbrier Tower II, Suite 404, Chesapeake, VA 23320. The family is being served by R.W. Baker & Co. Funeral Home and Crematory. Condolences may be offered at