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Ellis Wayne Page

November 12, 1942 — February 24, 2024

Ellis Wayne Page

Ellis Wayne Page, a beloved husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, passed away on February 24, 2024, at his home in Midway, Texas, surrounded by his loving family. Born in Galveston, Texas on November 12, 1942, to Hamp Edward & Agnes (McDuffie) Page, Ellis enjoyed a life filled with simple joys and meaningful connections.


In his younger days, Ellis found solace and excitement in water skiing and camping in tents, creating cherished memories under the open sky. A frequent visitor to Lake City, Colorado, his favorite vacation spot, he transitioned from tent camping to exploring the great outdoors in an RV and later cozy cabin stays. Ellis found contentment in riding four-wheelers, sharing stories by the campfire, and living a life connected to nature's beauty.


Professionally, Ellis dedicated thirty-five years to the Petro-Chemical Industry at the Occidental Company (formerly Diamond Shamrock) in Deer Park, Texas, where he raised his family and worked diligently. Transitioning to Midway in 2002 with his devoted wife, Mary Ann (Horne) Page, Ellis spent his days tending to his yard, nurturing a flourishing vegetable garden, and engaging in the art of woodworking. In his later years, he found joy in handcrafting Dulcimers, a reflection of his creative spirit and commitment to lifelong learning.


A man of faith, Ellis was a proud member of Harvest Church in Crockett, Texas, finding strength and solace in his spiritual community. Above all, Ellis was a dedicated family man, cherishing moments spent with his loved ones and creating a warm and loving home for all.


Ellis was predeceased by both of his parents and grandson, Justin Sipe. He is survived by beloved wife, Mary Ann Page of Midway; children, Sherlee (David) Sipe of Houston, Brian (Kelly) Page of Willis and Laura (Dean) Schaefer of Deer Park; grandchildren, Ashlee (Zack) Fennell, Taylor (Kevin) Markham, Brandon Schaefer, Brittany (Kyle) Breakiron, Cody (Taya) Schaefer, Zach (Michelle) Sipe and Garrett (Shelbie) Sipe; and great-grandchildren, Zoe, Ryker, Hunner, Raelynn, Everly, Brody, Brian, Greyson, Emalyn, Ryder, Chandler, Sterling and Jackson. Ellis also leaves behind his beloved pet, "Snuggs."


The life and legacy of Ellis Page will be celebrated in a funeral service at Harvest Church, Crockett, Texas on Wednesday, February 28, 2024, at 2 P.M. Pastor of the church, Bro. Dennis Ivey will officiate the service. A visitation will be held from 6 P.M. to 8 P.M., Tuesday, February 27, 2024 at Madisonville Funeral Home, Madisonville, Texas. Ellis will be taken to his final resting place in Ten Mile Cemetery near Normangee, Texas following the service.


Pallbearers: Brandon Schaefer, Cody Schaefer, Garrett Sipe, Larry Brasher, Jerry Gustavus, Dan McCullough


As we remember Ellis Page, let us hold dear the moments shared, the love given, and the impact he made on all who had the privilege of knowing him. May he rest in peace, his spirit forever present in the hearts of those he touched.


Final arrangements are under the direction of Madisonville Funeral Home, Madisonville, Texas.


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Visitation

Tuesday, February 27, 2024

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

Madisonville Funeral Home

, Madisonville, TX 77864

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Service

Wednesday, February 28, 2024

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

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Burial

Ten Mile Cemetery

, Normangee, TX 77871

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