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Dorothy Irene Gallaugher Ellison

of Little Rock, AR, 1921 - 2014

Dorothy Irene Gallaugher Ellison, 92, Little Rock, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, August 13, 2014. She was born in Zion, Illinois on August 16, 1921. She was preceded in death by her father, George Merle Gallaugher; mother, Anna Schleter Gallaugher; and three brothers, George Gallaugher, Roger Gallaugher and Richard Gallaugher. Her beloved husband of 66 years, Charles A. Ellison, died in May 2010. She is survived by daughter, Karen A. Stanley of Indianapolis, Indiana; son, Charles D. Ellison of Little Rock; grandson, Joshua T. Ellison of Little Rock; and their families and friends.
She lived most of her life in Illinois, Mississippi and Arkansas. Dorothy was a wonderful mother and played significant support roles in various family businesses and for other employers. She retired in 1983 from her position as administrative assistant in the Office of Student Affairs at UALR.
A private family service will be held in the near future. Arrangements by Little Rock Funeral Home, 8801 Knoedl Ct., (501) 224-2200. Friends and family are encouraged to record their remembrances on the online guest register at

Published August 15, 2014

Little Rock Funeral Home
8801 Knoedl Ct., Little Rock, AR
Phone: 501-224-2200