The funeral service will be conducted at 2:00 P.M., Saturday, April 1, 2017 at the Jackson Grove Baptist Church, 451 Pryor Road, DeSoto, Georgia, where Reverend Eugene Hall is Pastor. Minister Johnny Dean will officiate. Interment will follow at the Sue Walker Cemetery, Hwy 195, DeSoto Seed Farm Road, DeSoto, Georgia.
Ella was born July 3, 1914 in Cordele, Crisp County Georgia to the late Ed Westbrook and Cora Eva Collier Westbrook. She was educated in the public school system of Wilcox County. She was a member of Summerville Baptist Church of Jacksonville, Florida.
She was employed as a homemaker in several homes while living in Jacksonville, Florida. In 2013 she moved to DeSoto, Georgia where she lived until her demise. Two children, Henry Westbrook and W. H. Westbrook, and two grandchildren preceded her in death.
She leaves to cherish her memories: one son, Johnny Westbrook, Jersey City, New Jersey; four grandchildren, Michon Crawford, Malissa Westbrook, Steve Westbrook and Donelle Westbrook, all of Newark, New Jersey; eight great grandchildren and seven great great grandchildren; two sisters-in-law Louise Westbrook, Green Cove Spring, Florida and one devoted Ada Westbrook, Jacksonville, Florida; devoted nieces and nephews Takekie Johnson, Mattie Gary, Robert Westbrook, Dorothy Thomas, Edith Johnson, Beverly Terrell, and James Johnson, and a host of other loving nieces, nephews, devoted cousin Jessie Ezell, other relatives and friends including one devoted, Dale George.