Elizabeth Ann Ellis Stoess born September 24, 1938 in New York City, NY and passed away on February 25, 2020 in Pewee Valley, KY. Her parents moved from New York to Kentucky while she was still a baby. They moved to Oldham County in 1953. She married James Milton Stoess on October 14, 1960. She worked as a secretary before she stayed home to raise her children. After they were grown, she sold Avon then worked at Meijer and Walmart. She enjoyed talking with people and always had a smile to share. She loved listening to gospel music, reading and her needlework. Ann's beautiful needlework is treasured by family and friends.She was preceded in death by her parents, Edward Brown Ellis and Dorothy Jane McClelland Ellis. She leaves behind her devoted husband of over 59 years, James Milton Stoess; daughter, Kathryn Elizabeth Stoess Kessinger (David); son, Edward Ritchie Stoess (Cara); Four grandchildren, Nathaniel Edward Stoess, Samuel Timothy Stoess, Matthew Wilson Stoess, Grace Renee Stoess; two great grandchildren, Natalie Dae Nichols and Landon Matthew Stoess; brother, Reverend Stewart Edward Ellls (Grace); sister, Dorothy Dow Hendrickson (John) and brother David Brown Ellis (Mary Jo). Memorial donations may be made to Pewee Valley Presbyterian Church 119 Central Ave., Pewee Valley, KY 40056. A Gathering of family and friends will be from 3 pm to 7 pm on March 2nd at Stoess Funeral Home, 6534 West Highway 22, Crestwood, KY. A celebration of her life will be at Pewee Valley Presbyterian Church on March 3rd at 11am. Burial will be private. The family would like to thank the nurses and aides at Friendship for the care and kindness they provided to Ann and Jim during her stay.
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