ARLINGTON, Vir. - Mrs. Delia Elizabeth Ellison Makinen, age 59, of Arlington, Vir., passed away Sunday, December 2, 2001, at North Virginia Community Hospital after a long illness. She was a native of Garfield, Ga., but had lived in Arlington, Va., since 1962. Mrs. Makinen was preceded in death by her parents Esko Ellison Sr. and Louise Cowart Ellison. Survivors include her husbandRobert S. Makinen; a daughter, Michelle Makinen of Arlington, Va.; three brothers, David Ellison of Garfield, Eugene Ellison of Meldrim and Esko Ellison Jr. of Millen; several nieces and nephews. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, December 6, 2001, in the chapel of Southern Heritage Funeral Home, with Elder Tommy Rountree officiating. Interment will follow in the Hebron Cemetery in Garfield. Pallbearers will be Gene Ellison, Chris Ellison, Mark Ellison, Ben Ellison, John Emmett Rountree and Robert Makinen. The family will receive friends at Southern Heritage Funeral Home, Wednesday, December 5, 2001, from 7 to 9 p.m. Contributions in her name may be made to the charity of your choice. Southern Heritge Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
The Augusta Chronicle December 5, 2001