Pamella Sue (Long) Ellington, 66


Pamella Sue (Long) Ellington, 66, of Sorento, died unexpectedly at 1:23 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2023, at Hillsboro Area Hospital.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 11 at Perfetti-Assalley Funeral Home in Sorento. Funeral services will follow visitation at 7 p.m. with the Rev. Dee Armes officiating. Private interment rites will be held at Sunnyside Cemetery in Sorento at a later date.

Mrs. Ellington was born  on Sept. 28, 1956, in Litchfield, the daughter of Wayne William and Mary Lou (Loew) Long. She graduated from Greenville High School with the class of 1975. She worked as a caregiver most of her life, primarily caring for her mother. A lifetime member of the Sorento Presbyterian Church, she loved crocheting, dancing and Zumba.

Mrs. Ellington  is survived by a daughter, Billie (Mathew) Worstell of Greenville; grandchildren, Austin Sorensen, Evan Worstell and Reece Worstell; siblings, Gary W. (Christina) Long of Donnellson, Larry D. (Rosella) Long of Taylor Springs, Ronald L. (Melody) Long of Litchfield, Russell W. Long of Sorento and Clara L. (Mike) Jatcko of Litchfield and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, an infant son and an infant daughter.

Memorial are suggested to the American Kidney Fund, 11921 Rockville Pike, Suite 300, Rockville, MD 20852 or the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 7023, Merrifield, VA 22116.

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