Ellen Howerton died following a short illness at 2:22 p.m. on Tuesday, April 23, 2013, at Jennie Stuart Hospital in Hopkinsville.
She was born on April 12, 1943, in New Albany, Ind., to the late Leland Davis and Grayce Oneita Baylor Cobel.
Ellen was a member of Ponderosa Baptist Church. She had worked at Shaws Grocery Store and was a homemaker. Ellen enjoyed quilting and was an award winning quilter.
Ellen is survived by her husband of 48 years, Sonny Howerton of Cadiz; one sister, Ann R. Jone of Zephyrhills, Fla.; two brothers, Harry L. Davis of Carmel, Ind. and James E. Davis (and wife Marcell) of Anderson, Ind.; six nieces and one nephew.
Memorial donations may be made to the Ponderosa Baptist Church, P.O, Box 497, Cadiz, KY 42211.