Ellen Marie Millen, age 71, of Shelby, NC passed away Sunday, November 6, 2022 at her residence.
Ellen was born Monday, January 1, 1951in Long Branch, New Jersey to the late Milton Stillwell and Peggy Behr Stillwell. Ellen was a homemaker who loved her family. She loved to travel each year to the Pennsylvania Amish country or to the Tennessee mountains. That is where Ellen and her husband Donald spent their 50th wedding anniversary, in a cabin in the hills of Tennessee. Ellen was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She had five children and was raising two grandchildren. Ellen loved to read and she was an avid Stephen King fan.
In addition to her parents, Ellen was preceded in death by a daughter Denise Jones.
Those left to cherish her memory include her husband of fifty-two years, Donald Millen; children, Heather Millen, Charlene Kirkpatrick, Amber Keith and William Millen; fifteen grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.
There are no formal services planned.