Ellen Mae Brown Waltz, 78, Mt. Juliet and formerly of Lexington, Ky., died Friday, Aug. 9, after a courageous battle with lung cancer. Waltz was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Arcadia, Ind. She was the daughter of the late, Earle and Virginia King Brown. She was also preceded in death by her brothers, Ransford Brown and Charles Brown.
She is survived by:husband of 30 years, Robert J. Waltz; children, Shawn (Vickie) Spurlock of Lexington, Ky. Rebecca (Eugene) Johnson of Lancaster, Ky., Elizabeth (Delbert) Warren of Lexington, Ky.; step-daughters, Debbie Cline of Aurora, Colo., Michele (Doug) Bowen of Cicero, Ind., Jodie (Steve) Porter of Arcadia, Ind.; sister, Joyce Monforte of Yorba Linda, Calif.; sister-in-law, Leona Brown of Canton, Ga.; 10 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
A memorial service was conducted Friday, Aug. 16 at Celebration Lutheran Church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, c/o Betty Adams, 14270 Lebanon Road, Old Hickory, TN 37138.
Arrangements by Bond Memorial Chapel, N. Mt. Juliet Road and Weston Drive, Mt. Juliet, TN. (615)773-2663. Obit Line (615)641-2663, www.bondmemorial.com