Buelah Nadine Ellerbe

December 27, 1944 ~ November 3, 2021 (age 76)


Buelah Nadine Thacker Ellerbe, 76, of Huffman, passed away on November 3, 2021. Buelah was born in Nacogdoches, Texas to Robert Edward Thacker and Lela Mae Owens Thacker on December 27, 1944. She married the love of her life, Thomas Lee Ellerbe on March 22, 1978 in Houston. Buelah enjoyed sewing, quilting, going to thrift stores, and scratch off lotto tickets. She was affectionately known as “Granny” by her family and she loved them all dearly. Buelah will be missed by all who knew her.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Ellerbe; parents, Robert and Lela Thacker; granddaughter, Jessica Williams Mathews; and great grandson, David Lawler; and five siblings.

Buelah is survived by her children, Richard Broadway Sr., Angie Williams, Rhonda Wilson, Crystal Hall and spouse Joe Clark; 12 grandchildren; 26 great-children; and one great grandchild; siblings, David Thacker and wife Carol, and Sue Barrentine and husband Kevin; canine companions, Lola and Precious; and a host of extended family and friends.

Services will be privately held. Arrangements have been entrusted to Sterling White Funeral Home, 11011 Crosby-Lynchburg Rd., Highlands, Texas 77562. To send the family condolences please visit www.sterlingwhite.com.

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