Mrs. Ellis, 80, passed from this life Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014 in Lebanon.
She was born in Jackson County, Tenn. on October 3, 1934 and was the daughter of Walter Ryman and Maudie Lee Pitcock Moss.
Mrs. Ellis is survived by her son, Jonas R. Taylor and his wife Colleen, of Lebanon and her daughter Susan Taylor Kremnitzky and her husband Stephen of Madison.
Her youngest son, H. Victor Ellis, Jr. also preceded her in death. She is also survived by grandchildren Jodi Taylor Lewis (Josh); Lindsey Taylor Zak (Ben); Andrew Taylor (Katie); Peter Taylor (Megan); Kayla Ellis, Briana Ellis and Dillon Ellis.
"Granny" Ellis was a proud great grandmother to Levi and Anna Claire Lewis; Campbell and Charlotte Zak; Noah Taylor and Nicquo Johnson.
Siblings Joyce Moss Stockett, Cordell R. Moss and James H. Moss preceded her in death. She is survived by sisters Reba Moss Miller, Faye Moss Pruter, Louise Moss Drumright and Betty Moss Richardson and brothers Billy Moss, Charlie Moss and Walter Moss, Jr.
Hazel was born and raised in Jackson County and moved to Nashville to attend the Nashville Business College.
She raised her young children in the Nashville area and was a member of College Hills church of Christ in Lebanon.
The family will be receiving friends Friday, Dec. 26 between the hours of 5-8 p.m. in the Partlow Funeral Chapel.
Private services will be held at a later date.
Memorial donations may be made to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Tennessee at 404 BNA Drive, Suite 102, Nashville 37217.
Arrangements are in the care of Lebanon's Partlow Funeral Chapel.