Ellen Marie Ringgold, age 69, passed away in the OU Medical Center, Oklahoma City, on October 27, 2018. Ellen was a resident of Holden-ville and was a homemaker and nurse during her working years.
She was born in San Diego, California on September 10, 1949 to Guy and Doris Ada Finch Phelps, both preceded her in death.
She is survived by Willard Ringgold of the home; son, John Ring-gold and Julie of Amarillo, Texas; and daughter, Donna Vasquez and Lazaro of Wichita, Kansas; siblings, Thomas Phelps and Charlene of California, Patricia Ann MacKnee and Chuck of Ft. Langley, Canada, Rebecca Black and Jeff of Wichita, Kansas, Jennifer Galloway and Kraig of Idaho, Sarah Loraine Phelps of Henderson, Nevada, Matthew Phelps and Laura of Wichita, Kansas, and Emily Jackson and Richard of Longford, Kansas; grandchildren, Luke Ring-gold, Justin Ringgold, Elizabeth Ring-gold, Manuella Vasquez, Elena Vasquez, Paola Vasquez, and Alandra Vasquez, all of Wichita, Kansas.
She is also preceded in death by one sister, Rita Ulloa.
Services were 10:30 am Saturday, November 3rd , at the First Baptist Church in Holdenville. Burial was at the Crossroads Cemetery. Pallbearers were, Luke Ringgold, Justin Ringgold, Tom Phelps, Matthew Phelps, Shane Ring-gold and Ian Jones. Honorary pallbearers were Wesley Higgins, Ray Roberts, James Cook, Kenneth Sanford, Richard Jackson, Ed Cross and Loyd Cross.