Ellen Marie Moore Lettang Butler
- Ellen Marie Moore Lettang Butler passed away Thursday June 8, 2017 in
Moyock, NC. She was born July 21, 1939 in Williamston, NC. The
youngest of seven children of James and Rosa Moore, Ellen was raised in
the town of Bear Grass, NC. She was preceded in death by her parents,
her brothers Willie, Buddy, and Fred, and her sisters Mildred and
Throughout her life, Ellen lived in several states, but
was a long time resident of Hampton, VA before retiring to Moyock, NC.
She was a proud member of the Moose Lodge in Hampton, where she could
often be found at the shuffleboard table and the dance floor. Ellen's
interests included bird-watching in her backyard, reading novels and
celebrity gossip magazines, playing the lottery, telling bawdy jokes,
and taking trips to the local thrift stores. She was loved and
cherished by her children, grandchildren, and friends, who will
remember her always for her strength of character, her sense of humor,
and her unconditional love.
She is survived by her sister
Louise Greene of Buckroe Beach, VA; her children Kenny Lettang and his
wife Patricia of Jacksonville, FL, Debbie and her husband Tom Faller of
Port Jefferson Station, NY, and Cheryl Lettang of Moyock, NC; her
grand-children Christine, Thomas, Kelly, Erica, Rachel, Jacob, and
Shane; her great grand-children Abigail, Aidan, Emma, Ryan, Kody, and
Ellie; her long-time partner Kenny Handle of Moyock, NC and his son
Kenny and many cousins, nieces and nephews . She will be greatly missed
and always in our hearts as our beloved Mom and Nana.
will hold a memorial service in Bear Grass later this year. Condolences
may be expressed via the on-line register at
www.gallopfuneralservices.com. Gallop Funeral Services, Inc. was
entrusted with arrangements.