Ellen Louise Hankinson, 81, of Paulding, passed away Sunday, January 10, 2021 at The Gardens of Paulding. Ellen was born in Paulding on June 23, 1939, a daughter of the late Viola (Proxmire) and Donald Craig. She worked in housekeeping at Hometown Nursing Home in Paulding. Ellen was a loving wife and mother who loved to sew and crochet. She also taught herself to paint. Ellen thoroughly enjoyed camping at Powell Creek. Ellen will be sadly missed by her children, Rebecca (Ray) Kupfersmith, Rhonda (Amy)Hankinson, Charles & Chris (Cathy Keezer) Hankinson; siblings, Carolyn (Richard) Hankinson & Ronald (Frances) Craig; grandchildren, Kelly, Mike, Ray, Austin, Jenna, Preston, Tyler, Alexia, Gavon, Wyatt, Ethan & Katelyn; great grandchildren, Kathryn, Zach, Sierra, Kelsey, Bentley, Gannan, Oaklynn, Courtney, Ray III, Thomas & Vada; great great grandchildren, McKenzie, Alliana, Grayson, Elliana & Allison. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Theodore and siblings, Robert Craig & Connie Willamson.
Her funeral service is 1:00 pm on Wednesday, January 13th at Dooley Funeral Home, 202 W. River Street, Antwerp, with viewing from 11 am to 1 pm.
Due to state mandate, guests must wear masks at all times, maintain social distancing, and refrain from contact to keep everyone safe while participating in her viewing and funeral service.
She will be laid to rest at Paulding Memorial Cemetery.
Memorials are to Paulding Senior Center, 401 E. Jackson Street, Paulding, Ohio 45879.
Fond memories may be shared at dooleyfuneralhome.com
Flowers and other tributes may be delivered Tuesday, 9 to 5 pm and Wednesday, 8 am to 9:30 am to the flower delivery entrance at the Antwerp Funeral Home.