Ellen Louise Van Dyke, age 83 of Sugar Valley, passed away on Monday, January 7, 2019 at her residence, having fought a long battle with cancer and Alzheimer’s.
Ellen was born on December 22, 1935 in Resaca, GA. She was preceded in death by: her husband, Charles William Van Dyke; son, Anthony Van Dyke; and grandchild, Cameron Van Dyke. Prior to her retirement, Ellen was employed by Wal-Mart.
Ellen is survived by: three sons, Randy Van Dyke and his wife Mary Ann of Jacksonville, FL, Tim Van Dyke and his wife Tonia of Sugar Valley, and Keith Van Dyke and his wife Charmon of Sugar Valley; daughter-in-law, Donna Van Dyke of Sugar Valley; three brothers, Arthur Kirby,Jack Kirby, and Larry Kirby; two sisters, Maxine Youmans and Mary Ruth Sanford; two sisters-in-laws, Nancy and Shirley Kirby. seven grandchildren, Brian Van Dyke, Stephanie Causby and her husband Dustin, Candice White and her husband Josh, Mark Van Dyke, Renia Van Dyke (Blake Hall), and Timothy Van Dyke; and twelve great-grandchildren, Joey Van Dyke, Elle Causby, Macee Clark, Madison Van Dyke, Owen Van Dyke, Cameron Causby, Turner Causby, Harlan White, Shelania Hall, Sailor Van Dyke, Kora White, and Tilleean Hall.
Funeral Services will be conducted on Wednesday, January 9th at 1 PM from the Chapel of Thomas Funeral Home with Reverend Bobby Rogers officiating. Interment will follow in Fain Cemetery.
Pallbearers serving are: Mike Reece, Jimmy Reece, Rick Silvers, Allen Bridwell, William Bridwell, and Bobby Banks.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday evening from 5 PM until 8 PM at Thomas Funeral Home.
You may leave the family online condolences at www.thomasfuneralhomecalhoun.com
Thomas Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for Ellen Louise Van Dyke, age 83 of Sugar Valley.