Katie Ruth (Ellis) Stanford

June 4, 1952 ~ December 24, 2023 (age 71) 71 Years Old

Katie Stanford Obituary

Katie Ruth Ellis Stanford of Federalsburg, MD departed this life on December 24, 2023 at her home.

Katie was born on June 4, 1952 to the late Johnny and Roselle Ellis in Williamson, NC.

Katie was educated in the Talbot County and Caroline County public school systems. She was employed most of her adult life at Black & Decker in Easton, MD until they closed in 2010. Katie then went to work at Lockerman Middle School until her retirement.

Katie loved going fishing, cooking, babysitting children especially her grandchildren, and spending time with her family and friends. Her love for the Lord and her tambourine far surpassed everything else.

Katie became an ordained Mother of the church at Chosen Generation Deliverance Ministries in Grasonville under the late Pastor Arlene Taylor. Katie later moved her membership and was an active member of Kingdom Church and Ministries, Inc. in Cambridge until her passing.

Left to cherish her memories are her son, George Stanford, Jr. (Amy) of PA, daughter, Patricia Hill (Charles), goddaughter, Michelle Woolford (Joseph) of Federalsburg, MD, two brothers, George Ellis of Greensboro, MD and William Ellis (Sharon) of Camden, NJ, three sisters, Eleanor Pierce (James) of Norfolk, VA, Gloria Pritchett of Wilmington, DE, and Shirley Ellis of Hurlock, MD, granddaughters, Sha’Kya Stanford, Makayla, and Na’Mya Stanford, Erika Dorsey, grandsons, George Stanford III, Maurice Moaney, Antwan Hill, great-grandchildren, Ah’Zyra and Ah’Zyla, good friend ex-husband, George Stanford Sr., special friends, Barry Collins, Ida Kay Jackson (Willie), Pamela Pierce all of Federalsburg, MD, Debbie Clark (Spencer) of Grasonville, MD and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, family and friends.

Katie was preceded in death by her parents, Rosella and John Ellis, one sister, Ella Johnson and two brothers James and John Henry Ellis.

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Open Viewing
January 6, 2024

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Kingdom Church and Ministries, Inc.
2620 Cambridge Beltway
Cambridge, MD 21613

Funeral Service
January 6, 2024

12:00 PM
Kingdom Church and Ministries, Inc.
2620 Cambridge Beltway
Cambridge, MD 21613


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