Andrea Jean Ellis, 23, of Tecumseh, passed away Monday, Feb. 26, 2018, in Oklahoma City.

Andrea Jean Ellis, 23, of Tecumseh, passed away Monday, Feb. 26, 2018, in Oklahoma City.

She was born Aug. 19, 1994, to Russell Eugene and Marjorie Jean (Flowers) McCalip in Victorville, California.

Andrea was raised in Tecumseh and attended Tecumseh Public Schools. She played sports in high school and excelled in basketball.

She married Mark Russell Ellis on Aug. 29, 2013, in Oklahoma City.

Andrea worked as a healthcare specialist at Family Care Center in Harrah.

She loved going to the beach, especially Top Sail Beach in North Carolina. Andrea loved raising her daughter, Sydney, and spending time with her family.

She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Doris and Herman Flowers.

Those left to cherish her memories are her husband, Mark Ellis of the home; daughter, Sydney Ellis of the home; parents, Russell and Marjorie McCalip of Tecumseh; two sisters, Amber and Jesse Poole of Madison, Wisconsin, and Angeleen and Lanedon Pennington of Tecumseh; three brothers, Allen and Desiree Christensen of Shawnee, Adam and Arianna Miller of Tecumseh, and Austin and Miranda Miller of Madison, Wisconsin; grandfather, Billy Halley; great-grandmother, Billie Steele; nieces and nephews, Vaila, Viren, Brylee, Brinzlee, Ashtyn, Brianna, Madilyn and Hollis; and numerous loving extended family and friends.

Memorial service will be 2 p.m., Friday, March 2, at Cooper Funeral Home Chapel with Michael Barksdale, Apostolic Mission of Shawnee, officiating under the direction of Cooper Funeral Home of Tecumseh.

To share memories, or to sign the guestbook online, go to www.cooperfuneral.com.