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Obituary for Cindy Ellis

POTEAU – Cynthia “Cindy” Ellen Ellis, 73, of Poteau, was born April 10, 1948 in Heavener, Oklahoma to Donald Calvin and Patsy Ellen (Johnston) Todd and passed away May 28, 2021 in Poteau.  Services will be scheduled at a later date. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Dowden-Roberts Funeral Home of Heavener.

She was a long-time resident of the area. Cindy loved to work and take care of her house plants. She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends.

Surviving family members are two daughters Lisa Pate of Poteau, and Michelle Hunt and husband Buck of Poteau; one son Curtis O’Brien and wife Donna of Madisonville, Texas; two dogs

Taz and Yeti; one brother Mike Todd and wife Michele of Baton Rouge, Louisiana; one uncle

Jerry Johnston and wife Donna of Poteau; two cousins Pam Austin of Tulsa, and Mary Ford of Heavener; 10 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; numerous other relatives and a host of many friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Donald Calvin and Patsy Ellen Todd; and her maternal grandparents, Pat and Juanita Johnston.

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