Ellen Jane Rollins-Purlee, 77 formerly of Long Point passed away Wednesday morning (May 8, 2019) at OSF St. Joseph’s Medical Center, Bloomington.
Visitation will be held Monday from 5 – 7 PM at the Winterrowd Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 11 AM at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Long Point Cemetery.
Jane was born on October 16, 1941 in Streator to Dale and Rita (Burton) Lee. She married Ray Rollins on December 20, 1977. He preceded her in death on September 17, 2010. She later married James Purlee in April of 2017. He survives.
Also surviving is son David (Shelly) Wampler of Bloomington, granddaughters, Kaitlyn (Luke) Guthrie of Jacksonville Beach, FL and Jenna (Ryan) Franks of Columbus, OH, 2 great-grandchildren due in September and November, brother Ed (Mary) Lee of Litchfield, niece Julie (Mike) Sutton and nephews Joe (Nora) Lee and Brian (Andrea) Lee.
She is preceded in death by her parents, husband Ray, a brother Alan in infancy.
Jane graduated from Woodland High School in 1959. She retired from the Good Samaritan Nursing Home in Flanagan. Jane was a member of the Long Point United Methodist Church, Long Point American Legion Auxiliary and formerly of the Women of the Moose.
Memorials may be made in her name to the Long Point United Methodist Church, Long Point American Legion or a charity of the donors’ choice.