Obituary : Eloise K. Maddox
Eloise "Ellie" K. (nee Stephens) Maddox died Friday, June 19, at St. Clare's Hospital in Denville, N.J., following a long illness. She was 88.
Born in Blockton, Ala., she lived in Winston-Salem, N.C., for 13 years, then Redondo Beach, Calif., for five years before moving to Mountain Lakes, N.J., in 1965.
Ms. Maddox was the secretary/receptionist for Dr. Anthony J. Boni in Mountain Lakes for 37 years before retiring in 2007. She was also a licensed realtor with Mountain Lakes Realty for a number of years.
During World War II, she was a civilian employee with the U.S. Marine Corps.
She was active and held a number of offices with the Women's Club of Winston-Salem while living there. She was an avid golfer and bowler and was a member of Peace Pipe Country Club in Denville and played in the Ladies Golf League at Picatinny Arsenel.
She is survived by her husband of 63 years, Herbert D. Maddox; a daughter, Sandra A. Maddox of Morrisonville, N.Y.; a son, David C. Maddox of Martha's Vineyard; three brothers, Oakus R. Stephens Jr. of Orlando, Fla., Robert O. Watson of Memphis, Tenn., and Ira G. Stephens of Dickson, Tenn.; two grandsons, James P. Dolan and Lawrence C. Dolan; and a great grandson, Gabriel Dolan.
Funeral services and burial were held Wednesday in Plattsburgh, N.Y.
Memorial contributions in Ellie's name may be made to the Adirondack Humane Society, Idaho Ave., Plattsburgh, NY 12962; or the Mount Pleasant Animal Shelter, 194 Route 10, East Hanover, NJ 07936.