Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)


January 24, 2013

Ellis B. Ison - 1917-2013

SOUTH SHORE — Ellis B. Ison, 95, of South Shore, died Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013, in Community Hospice Care Center in Ashland.

He was born May 15, 1917, at Newcombe (Elliott County), to the late John A. Ison and Pricy Stephens Ison.

He was also preceded in death by his wife of 53 years, Della Eggenspiller Ison; a son, Gene Ison; two sisters; Ethel Keaton and Bessie Cook; and three brothers; Earl, Ben and Emery Ison.

Mr. Ison was a retired pipefitter with Local 248 of Ashland.

He is survived by a son, Ben (Rometta) Ison of Crestwood; a daughter, Anna (Mark) Huffman of Wheelersburg, Ohio; four grandchildren, Dan Ison, Kellie Fields, Misty Brough and Aaron Huffman; eight great-grandchildren; and a sister, Daisy Stephens.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013, at Morton Funeral Home in South Shore by Tom Jackson. Burial will be in Ison Cemetery at Newcombe.

Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

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