The Washington Times-Herald

November 26, 2012

Ellen Mae Grier

Feb. 2, 1915 - Nov. 23, 2012

Washington Times-Herald

WASHINGTON — Ellen Mae Grier of Washington passed away Friday at the age of 97. She resided in Greenwood. Ellen was born in Vinton, Iowa, Feb. 2, 1915. She was married to the late Paul Grier. Ellen is survived by her daughter Jane McClure of Greenwood; grandchildren Kyle Huber (Jeff) of Troy, Mich., Chris Walter (Dave) of Kendallville, Lindsay McClure of Greenwood, Laurie Fabina (Chris) of Atlanta, Ga.; and great-grandchildren Margaret and Leland Huber of Troy. She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Grier; parents, Emmett and Retta Porter; brother, Leland Porter; sister, Mildred Porter and daughter, Judith Copple. Ellen enjoyed sewing, gardening and decorating. She was a member of the First Christian Church in Washington. A funeral service will be conducted Tuesday at Gill Funeral Home, 308 E. Walnut St., Washington, IN 47501 at 1 p.m. Visitation will be from noon until time of service. Burial will be in Sugarland Memory Gardens. Memorial contributions may be made to The First Christian Church, 117 N.E. 3rd Street Washington, IN 47501. Ellen will be missed by all and will forever be in our hearts. Online condolences may be made at