ENGLEWOOD, N.J. -- Darlie Dennis Ellison was born April 2, 1950, to Leland Spin Dennis and Mary Lee Harris of Sumter, S.C.
During her childhood, she and her mother Mary left Sumter and moved to Englewood where she met and married Walter Eugene Ellison.
She attended the Englewood Public School system. After completing high school, she attended the Job Corps, where she was stationed in Missouri and received a certificate of cosmetology. She then returned to Englewood to be with her sister, Donella, and three brothers, Raymond, Eugene and Jerome.
For many years, Ellison served her community an an LNA. She loved her job. She cared very much for her clients; she was very capable and dedicated, until her own health started to fail.
Although, Ellison never had and any children of her own, her doggies, Mugsy, Fifi and Rocky were her babies. She also was blessed with many nieces and nephews that she loved and cared for.
Ellison was a person who stood out in a crowd. She was the life of the party. She could be as sweet as apple pie but don’t cross her. She would give you the shirt off her back, but tell you off the whole time (and if you knew her you knew you had it coming).
She is survived by her brothers, Eugene (wife Melonae) and Jerome Ellison; sister, Donella Angel-Lawson; nephews Desmond Lawson Sr. (wife Gina), Raymond Lawson Jr. and Phillip Ellison; nieces Tanya Mooney and Cinnamon Ellison; many great-nephews and great-nieces; and a host of extended family members and cherished friends.