Ellen Roselie Maddox, 85, of De Soto died Aug. 3, 2019, in De Soto. Mrs. Maddox was a registered nurse at the state mental hospital and was a member of the Eastern Star. She enjoyed reading and solving puzzles. Born Jan. 18, 1934, she was the daughter of the late Mable Evelyn (Lantis) and Clyde Oliver Iler. She was preceded in death by her husband: Robert Lee Maddox Jr.
She is survived by two sons: David (Kathy) Maddox of De Soto and Mike (Terry) Maddox of Hillsboro; three daughters: Debbie (John Perryman) Smith of Festus, Diana Hayes of Festus and Cathy (Gina) Thomas of Cape Girardeau; 11 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; a sister: Ethel May Bergen of Springfield; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a sister: Mary Evelyn Shull; and a brother: Clyde Lee Iler.
Visitation is scheduled from 5-8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019, at Mahn Funeral Home, 900 N. Main St., in De Soto. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 9, at the funeral home. Burial is in the Peaceful Ridge Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Mahn Funeral Home.