Merced Sun Star
Jan. 6, 1979
Mrs. Bernice Brandon Ellett, 81, died Friday in a local hospital and will be
cremated. She requested no services be held in the event of her death.
Mrs. Ellett was a member of the Retired Teachers Association. She was born
and raised in this area.
Survivors include two sons, Richard Ellett and John K. Ellett of Merced;
three brothers, Ray Flanagan of Red Top, A. Terrance Flanagan of Stockton and
Tom Flanagan of Chowchilla; five sisters, Mrs. Sue Helen Gilbert of Aptos,
Mrs. Frances Isabel Derringer of Layton, Mrs. Dorothy Julia Brungess of
Fresno, Mrs. Gladyce I. Forden of San Luis Obispo and Mrs. Doris Churchill of
Las Vegas, Nev., six grandchildren, two great-grandchildren.
The family would appreciate memorial contributions to the American Cancer
Society, which may be left at the funeral home or the cancer office, 2829 G.
Stratford Evans Merced Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.