Josephine Ellis (nee Knight) departed this life peacefully on Friday, March 29, 2019.
Josephine was born in Soso, MS on July 24, 1942 and migrated to Joliet with her parents in 1954. She was educated in the Joliet Public School system. Josephine worked as a home care aide until her health began to fail.
She loved cooking and spending quality time with family and friends.
Josephine was an only child and was preceded in death by her parents, Tom and Adlean Knight.
She leaves to cherish her memory, daughters Pamela (Andre) Thompson and Deedra Ellis; Grandchildren, Courtney Ellis, Andre and Marcus Thompson and KeMani Brown. Special Friends, Georgia Ann McCullum, Dorothy Scott and a host of family and friends.
Visitation will be held Friday, April 5, 2019 from 5:00-7:00 PM at Brown Chapel A.M.E. Church, 1502 E. Mills Road, Joliet, Illinois 60433. Funeral Service immediately following.
Burial service will be held on Saturday, April 6, 2019 at 10:00 AM; Elmhurst Cemetery, 1212 E. Washington Street, Joliet, Illinois 60433