She was preceded in death by her parents, George Elbert and Nellie White; husbands Russell Nelson, Clayton Fred Hirst, and William Bafus, Sr.; siblings Freeman, Howard, and Cookie White; and stepson Richard Hirst of Grand Coulee, WA.
A fifty-year resident of the Spokane Valley, she is survived by a sister Dorothy Legault; brothers Donald and Burl White; sons Wayne Nelson of Tennessee, Michael Hirst of Spokane, and daughter Carole Carr of Hauser, ID; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
“To our Mom, who made our nest the best.”
A Celebration of Ella’s life will be on Friday, November 8, 2013 at 1:00 PM at Hennessey Valley Funeral Home, 1315 N. Pines, Spokane Valley, WA.
In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to Hospice of Spokane in Ella’s name.
Please visit her on-line memorial page at www.hennesseyfuneralhomes.com to leave a message of condolence.
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