Whitesburg KY

Rites held for Ellis Maggard

Funeral services for Ellis Obrene Maggard, 89, of Lexington, were held October 18 at the Calvary Temple Church of God in Sandlick. Burial was in the Sandlick Cemetery.

Born in Whitesburg to the late Lawrence and Susan Back Maggard, he died October 14 at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington.

He was the father of the late Denise Bedwell, and a brother of the late Gleason and Sam Maggard.

Mr. Maggard was a member of the Mason Lodge #754, Oleka Temple Shrine and had been a teacher for several years in the Letcher County School System and throughout Kentucky.

Surviving are his wife, Betty Sue Maggard; a son, Ellis O. Maggard and wife Lisa of Eolia; a daughter, Olivia Sprouse of Georgetown; and three grandchildren, John Bedwell, Corde Sprouse and Emily Sprouse.

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