Julia Denise Ellis was born Sept. 7, 1945, in Concho, Oklahoma, and departed this life Wednesday, March 16, 2016, in Prague at the age of 70.

Julia Denise Ellis was born Sept. 7, 1945, in Concho, Oklahoma, and departed this life Wednesday, March 16, 2016, in Prague at the age of 70.

She was a Sac and Fox Tribal member.

Julia, the daughter of Levi and Mary Elizabeth (Spooner) Ellis, was a resident of Prague. She worked as a seamstress for Napolean Nash for many years.

Julia enjoyed playing softball, basketball and bowling. She was a member of the Sac and Fox Nation Women's Auxiliary and also enjoyed sewing. Julia made her own clothes.

Julia's parents and two brothers, Robert Everett Ellis and Michel Paris Ellis, preceded her in death.

Survivors include her sister: Marlene Ellis of Prague; nephews: Levi Ellis of Seminole and Lawrence Ellis of Lawton; and other family and friends.

A wake service will be Friday evening, March 18, with funeral services to be held at 9 a.m., Saturday, March 19, at McKosato Cemetery in Prague with Jacob Bailey officiating.

Services are under the direction of Parks Brothers Funeral Service in Prague.

A guestbook is available to share memories online at www.ParksBrothers.net.