Virginia 'Ginny' Ellms, 89, died on February 11, 2018, at a Dexter health care facility. She was born on December 30, 1928, in Dexter, a daughter of Chester and Gertrude (Stone) Farrar. She graduated from N. H. Fay High School in Dexter and served many years as head secretary for the Dexter school system, at N. H. Fay and later, the middle school. She also operated and owned two school buses, and was co-owner of C. M. Ellms & Son Contractors until 1991.
She was a member of the Ripley United Methodist Church, Ripley Grange, Ripley Ladies Aid, and the Sno-Devils Snowmobile Club. She enjoyed her camp on Ripley Pond, dining, traveling and snowmobiling.
She is survived by a son, Chuck Ellms and wife, Kim, daughter, Peg Taylor and husband, Harry; three grandchildren, Mary Ellms and husband, Joe Musumeci, Mitch Taylor and wife, Michelle, Kirk Taylor and wife, Katie; six great-grandchildren, Hunter, Maddie, Adam, Kendall, Lilly, and Colton; a brother, Rodney Farrar and wife, Rita; several nieces and nephews and their families.
Ginny was predeceased by her husband, Charles M. "Bud" Ellms, Jr. and an infant son, Montie.
A spring graveside funeral and committal service will be held at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Dexter. Arrangements are by Crosby & Neal, Dexter. Memorial donations may be made to the Tri-County Technical Center C.N.A. Program, 14 Abbott Hill Road, Dexter, ME 04930. Those who wish may leave written condolences at www.CrosbyNeal.com
Published on February 14, 2018