August 25, 1946 - December 20, 2015
Gail Coleman Ellis, age 69, passed away on December 20th, 2015, surrounded by her family, from multi organ failure as a result of septic shock. She was born to Betty Foster and James Gale Coleman in Dallas, Texas on August 25th, 1946. Gail was in the first graduating class of Lake Highlands High School in 1964. She attended North Texas State University, and later graduated nursing school receiving an ADN in 1982. She worked as a Neonatal ICU nurse for 23 years at Medical City Hospital Dallas, and 4 years at Texas Health Presbyterian Allen. Gail was one of the Dallas Cowboys’ greatest fans, attending games for over 5 decades at the Cotton Bowl, Texas Stadium, and AT&T Stadium, as well as numerous road games. Gail loved to travel, especially cruises which she shared with her sister Cathie. Gail is proceeded in death by her father, James Gale Coleman. She is survived by her mother Betty Foster Coleman, her sister Cathie Coleman, her daughter and son in law Jamie and Sam Ellis, grandchildren Cole, Jillian, and Landon Ellis.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, January 2nd, 2016, 1:00pm at Park Cities Baptist Church, Ellis Chapel, 3933 Northwest Pkwy, Dallas, TX 75225.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Troy Aikman Foundation P.O. Box 192309 Dallas, TX 75219 c/o Faye Hindman 214.468.0015.
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