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Ellen K. (Scott) Basham

November 14, 1928 ~ January 19, 2018 (age 89)

Ellen K. Basham, 89, of Decatur, IN passed away Friday, January 19, 2018 at Adams Memorial Hospital. Ellen was born in Centralia, IL on November 14, 1928 to the late Frank A. and Ellen K. (Roby) Scott. On August 8, 1948, she married James C. Basham and he preceded her in death on January 11, 2009.

Ellen was a member of First United Methodist Church; the Faith Circle, Handbell choir and worship committee. She was also on the Library Board and worked for 20 years as a library aide for North Adams Community School.

She is survived by her two daughters, Marsha (Jack) Griffith of The Villages, FL and Nancy (Rich) Collier of Decatur; a daughter-in-law, Cathy A. Basham of Decatur; 7 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren. Ellen was preceded in death by her son, Michael J. Basham on April 25, 2010; two sisters, Betty J. Konrad and Shirley McFall; a brother, Richard Scott.

Visitation will be from Noon – 4:00 p.m. Sunday, January 21, 2018 at Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home.

Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, January 22nd at First United Methodist Church with calling 1 hour prior from 10:00-11:00 a.m. Pastor Amy Covington will be officiating. Burial will be in Decatur Cemetery.

Memorials are to First United Methodist Church or ACCF Michael Basham Fund.

 Service Information

January 21, 2018

12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Haggard-Sefton-Hirschy & Zelt Funeral Home
225 West Adams Street
Decatur, IN 46733

Funeral Service
January 22, 2018

11:00 AM
First United Methodist Church
5th St.
Decatur, IN 46733

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