OBIT: Ellon Adams Fugate, 84


Ellon Adams Fugate, 84, of Columbia, passed away Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011 at her home.

She was born on March 28, 1927 in Perry County and was the daughter of the late Henry and Patty Cody Adams.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Jerry C. Fugate.

She is survived by her children, Deloris Chavers and her husband W.J. of Evergreen, Ala., Patsy Leslie of Columbia, Jerry C. Fugate and his wife Sara of Jefferson City, Tenn., Sheena Crowder and her husband Fred of Lakeland, Fla., Cash Fugate and his wife Johanna of Summershade and Casey Fugate and his wife Elizabeth of Columbia.

Seventeen grandchildren, 25 great grandchildren, three great-great grandchildren, several nieces, nephews and a host of other relatives and friends also survive.

She was of the Christian faith and was a homemaker.

Funeral service was Tuesday, Jan. 3 at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home with Bro. Michael Lemmon officiating with interment in Haven Hill Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Jerry Fugate, Tommy Fugate, William Thompson, Matthew Leslie, Danny Roberts, Marvin Chavers and Cash Fugate.

Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home was in charge of funeral arrangements. Please visit

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