She was born in Bloomfield on June 21, 1921, to William C. and Rebecca (Lester) Isenogle. On Nov.30, 1945, she married Herbert J. Ellis and they had two children.
Margaret was a beautician and she owned/operated Venus Beauty Salon and she retired in 1985. She was a member of the Saron United Church of Christ, a 50 year member of Order of Eastern Star Columbian Chapter and Psi Iota Xi Sorority member.
Survivors include one son: Joe (Jenny) Ellis of Chandler, IN; one daughter: Carol (Rodney L.) Walker of Linton; grandchildren: Claire Marie, Melissa Anne Ellis, Rodney Ellis (Amy) and Ryan Joe Walker; one great-grandson: Blake Matthew Walker.
Margaret was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Herbert Ellis (July 10, 2000); one sister and two brothers.
The family has requests that memorial contributions be made to the Saron United Church of Christ and/or Shriners Hospitals for Children. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 12, at the Anderson-Poindexter Memory Chapel in Linton, with Rev. Mike Roth officiating.
Interment will follow at Burris Chapel Cemetery in Linton.
Friends may call at the Anderson-Poindexter Memory Chapel from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 12.
Online condolences may be sent to www.andersonpoindexter.com.