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Celebrating the life of
Margian "Margie" Ellington
Passed away on April 27, 2018
Services under the direction of:
Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel
912-352-7200
  • Visitation
  • 4:00pm to 6:00pm - Sunday, April 29, 2018
  • Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel
  • 7200 Hodgson Memorial Drive (Map)
    Savannah, Georgia 31406

  • 912-352-7200
  • Funeral Service
  • 11:00am - Monday, April 30, 2018
  • Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel
  • 7200 Hodgson Memorial Drive (Map)
    Savannah, Georgia 31406

  • 912-352-7200
  • Burial
  • - Monday, April 30, 2018
  • Bethel Cemetery
  • Little Neck Road (Map)
    Savannah, Georgia 31419

May her family be blessed with the comfort they need now and may they gain strength from their precious memories. The loss of a loved one is a heavy burden to bear. We look forward to the future time when the words of Jesus at John 5:28, 29 are fulfilled. Please accept my condolences.

Nell Reynolds, ,

I am so saddened to hear of your loss. My most sincere condolences to the family.

Karen Miller - Stein Accounting, Savannah, GA

Bubba, Gail and the entire family - May the fond memories of your mother help ease the sorrow on the most difficult days. In sympathy.

Lynn Wright (RTC Family @ RSA), Huntsville, AL

I want to express my sincere condolences for your loss. May you find comfort in your faith and family during this difficult time.

Bryan Aronian, Huntsville, AL

I am so sorry for your family's loss. Mrs. Margie was a well-loved woman. May you receive "the peace of God that surpasses all understanding" to "guard your hearts and your mental powers by means of Christ Jesus". (Philippians 4:7) Take comfort in knowing that "there is going to be a resurrection". (Acts 24:15)

B.B, , Ga

You have always meant the world to me .You and pop took me in as your own when I was 12 years old up until the time I got married I will miss you more than you will ever know . I always loved getting up early to go with you to open the day care we would always stop by Burger King to get us coffee and a biscuit I will always love you mema You’re grandson Joe

Joe Schuman , Ellabell , Ga

Mrs Margie better known as "Mema" you will be missed by everyine who knew and loved you. You always had a way to brighten my day. I will forever be grateful for our talks and your words of wisdom. RIP...

Tammy Lawrence, Savannah, GA

My sincere condolences to the family, sorry for your loss. The Bible tells us that death will soon be done away with for good. Isaiah chapter 25 verse 8 tells us that death will soon be swallowed up for good, that is a time we all are waiting for.

Kay F , Savannah , Ga

Aunt Margie I will miss your beautiful spirit. You were and are loved by so many. We all know you aren't suffering any more. Love you to the moon and back.

Brenda Orth , Savannah , Ga.

I'm sorry for your loss. It is never easy to lose someone we love. The Bible gives a sure hope of a resurrection. The scripture found at Isaiah 25:8 tells us that one day soon God will put an end to death. Please visit jw.org for more comforting information on this subject.

Kelly, Pooler, Ga

We are praying for the entire family. She was like family. My fondest childhood memories are from Dutchtown. She was always so kind and had a beautiful smile every time I saw her! She was an amazing and caring woman!

Christina Bowman, Burke, Va

To James and the whole family, Mom and I are so saddened to hear of Margie's passing. We are praying for God's Blessings of comfort and peace for you all. We send our sincere sympathies for your loss. Margie was such a wonderful lady. We also feel the loss. We send our Love to you all. Linda Busch

Betty Kirkendall and Linda Busch, Pioneer and Wauseon, OH

I am sorry the loss of Mrs Ellington and your love one my condolences to the family , but the Bible holds out a hope for a resurrection for all mankind, please read John 5: 28,29 this scripture wil give the family hope and strength. Again I am sorry for your loss you can find out more about our God Jehovah at Jew.org

Cooper, Savannah, Ga

Even though we may not be blood related you will always be Mema to me!!! It saddens me that you are no longer here with us but I know that you will always be with us in spirit! I loved you more than you will ever know...Rest in Peace! Heaven definitely gain an Angel!

Karen Marchant, Savannah, Georgia

Mrs. Margie you will be missed by many!! Lots of love and prayers to her family(both biological and extended).

Shawn Hare, Prather, CA

May God who comforts us in All our trials be with the Ellington’Family during this time of sorrow, and remembered God”s promise that, “The hour is coming in which those in the memorial tombs will hear HIS voice and come out (2 Corn1:3) (John 5:28,29)

Brenda, Stone Mountain , Ga

My condolences to the family. May you find comfort in the scripture at Revelation 21:4 and the website jw. org.

Niecy, Savannah, GA

Margian Dixon “Margie” Ellington, passed away at the age of 83, Friday, April 27, 2018, at her residence surrounded by her family.   She was born in Aline, GA to Alva Lee and Nancy Grace Dixon. She spent most of her life in Savannah and was deeply loved by her family and friends. She and her husband, James T. Ellington, were married in 1962. In the early years of their marriage, she worked for Dr. Harold Black, D.D.S. as a Dental Assistant. In 1972, she and her husband opened Dutchtown Children’s Center. Margie devoted many years to helping and loving the children who were left in her care.

Margie was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and friend to all. In her free time, Margie enjoyed gardening and going to the beach. Most of all, she enjoyed spending time with her loved ones. She made a difference in the lives of everyone who knew her and will be truly missed.

Margie was a Baptist and had a strong Christian faith. However, she was unable to attend church in her latter years due to her health.

She is survived by her husband, James T. Ellington, five daughters, Claudia Young, Gilda Bass (Bobby), Gail Lachapelle (Bubba), Susan Darieng, and Lawanna Lewis (Danny), two sons, Randy Tyler, Dean Tyler (Teresa), one sister, Alva Aliffi (Tony), one brother, Bobby Dixon (Shirley). She is also survived by numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be 4:00 to 6:00 p.m., Sunday, April 29, 2018 at Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel.

Funeral Service will be 11:00 a.m., Monday, April 30, 2018 at Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel.

Burial will be in Bethel Cemetery on Little Neck Road.

Remembrances may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association or Kindred Hospice.

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May her family be blessed with the comfort they need now and may they gain strength from their precious memories. The loss of a loved one is a heavy burden to bear. We look forward to the future time when the words of Jesus at John 5:28, 29 are fulfilled. Please accept my condolences.

Nell Reynolds, ,

Candle tribute lit by Sherri Wilkins — Georgia

I am so saddened to hear of your loss. My most sincere condolences to the family.

Karen Miller - Stein Accounting, Savannah, GA

Bubba, Gail and the entire family - May the fond memories of your mother help ease the sorrow on the most difficult days. In sympathy.

Lynn Wright (RTC Family @ RSA), Huntsville, AL

I want to express my sincere condolences for your loss. May you find comfort in your faith and family during this difficult time.

Bryan Aronian, Huntsville, AL

Candle tribute lit by Rachel Weber — Georgia

I am so sorry for your family's loss. Mrs. Margie was a well-loved woman. May you receive "the peace of God that surpasses all understanding" to "guard your hearts and your mental powers by means of Christ Jesus". (Philippians 4:7) Take comfort in knowing that "there is going to be a resurrection". (Acts 24:15)

B.B, , Ga

Candle tribute lit by Tammy Lawrence — Georgia

You have always meant the world to me .You and pop took me in as your own when I was 12 years old up until the time I got married I will miss you more than you will ever know . I always loved getting up early to go with you to open the day care we would always stop by Burger King to get us coffee and a biscuit I will always love you mema You’re grandson Joe

Joe Schuman , Ellabell , Ga

Candle tribute lit by Monica and Thomas Jackson — Georgia

Mrs Margie better known as "Mema" you will be missed by everyine who knew and loved you. You always had a way to brighten my day. I will forever be grateful for our talks and your words of wisdom. RIP...

Tammy Lawrence, Savannah, GA

My sincere condolences to the family, sorry for your loss. The Bible tells us that death will soon be done away with for good. Isaiah chapter 25 verse 8 tells us that death will soon be swallowed up for good, that is a time we all are waiting for.

Kay F , Savannah , Ga

Aunt Margie I will miss your beautiful spirit. You were and are loved by so many. We all know you aren't suffering any more. Love you to the moon and back.

Brenda Orth , Savannah , Ga.

I'm sorry for your loss. It is never easy to lose someone we love. The Bible gives a sure hope of a resurrection. The scripture found at Isaiah 25:8 tells us that one day soon God will put an end to death. Please visit jw.org for more comforting information on this subject.

Kelly, Pooler, Ga

We are praying for the entire family. She was like family. My fondest childhood memories are from Dutchtown. She was always so kind and had a beautiful smile every time I saw her! She was an amazing and caring woman!

Christina Bowman, Burke, Va

To James and the whole family, Mom and I are so saddened to hear of Margie's passing. We are praying for God's Blessings of comfort and peace for you all. We send our sincere sympathies for your loss. Margie was such a wonderful lady. We also feel the loss. We send our Love to you all. Linda Busch

Betty Kirkendall and Linda Busch, Pioneer and Wauseon, OH

Candle tribute lit by Betty Kirkendall and Linda Busch — Ohio

I am sorry the loss of Mrs Ellington and your love one my condolences to the family , but the Bible holds out a hope for a resurrection for all mankind, please read John 5: 28,29 this scripture wil give the family hope and strength. Again I am sorry for your loss you can find out more about our God Jehovah at Jew.org

Cooper, Savannah, Ga

Even though we may not be blood related you will always be Mema to me!!! It saddens me that you are no longer here with us but I know that you will always be with us in spirit! I loved you more than you will ever know...Rest in Peace! Heaven definitely gain an Angel!

Karen Marchant, Savannah, Georgia

Candle tribute lit by Venita Medders — Georgia

Mrs. Margie you will be missed by many!! Lots of love and prayers to her family(both biological and extended).

Shawn Hare, Prather, CA

May God who comforts us in All our trials be with the Ellington’Family during this time of sorrow, and remembered God”s promise that, “The hour is coming in which those in the memorial tombs will hear HIS voice and come out (2 Corn1:3) (John 5:28,29)

Brenda, Stone Mountain , Ga

My condolences to the family. May you find comfort in the scripture at Revelation 21:4 and the website jw. org.

Niecy, Savannah, GA


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