Ellen G. Beardsley, 97, a resident of Independence, MO passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Thursday, July 19, 2018 at the NorthCare Hospice House in North Kansas City, MO. She was born on December 27, 1920 to Samuel and Lona (Wilson) Martin in Columbia, TN.
Ellen was employed by McDonnell Douglas, an aerospace manufacturing corporation for 25 years before her retirement in 1990. She was a member of the Miracle Apostolic Church in Lee’s Summit, MO. Ellen enjoyed fishing, traveling, but above all her family.
Survivors include, son, Dennis Beardsley of Independence, MO; daughter, Glenda Watson of St. Peters, MO; 12 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; 14 great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; children, Bonnie Goerger, Yvonne Isgriggs, James Beardsley; siblings, Lucille Taylor, Wilson Martin, Raymond Martin, Kay Williams, Thelma Martin; grandson, Dennis Beardsley II; granddaughter, Lisa Beardsley; sons-in-law, William Goerger, George Isgriggs.
The family will receive friends and family from 12-3:00 p.m., on Tuesday, July 24, 2018 at the Meyers Funeral Chapel, 1600 W. Main St, Blue Springs, MO. Funeral service will be in the chapel at 3:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, Ellen requested a donation for Miracle Apostolic Church Kids Ministry. This ministry reaches hurting and under privileged teens and children. Donations can either be sent by mail to P.O Box 862, Lee’s Summit, MO 64063 or by Paypal at paypal.me/MiracleApostolic. A memorial plaque will be displayed in her loving memory. Memories of Ellen and words of comfort for the family may be shared at meyersfuneralchapel.com.