Ellis, Brenda G., 47, of Chesterfield, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, April 19, 2009. She is survived by her husband, Ray A. Ellis; daughters, Tana Marie and Jessi Rene Ellis; mother, Hazel B. Gardner; father and step-mother, Christopher E. and Mary Jane Thompson, Sr.; brothers, Donald R. Thompson, Sr., Christopher E. Thompson, Jr., and John Henry Thompson. The family will receive friends from 5 to 6 p.m. on Tuesday, April 21, 2009, at the Morrissett Funeral Home, 6500 Iron Bridge Rd. (Rt. 10), with her funeral service following at 6 p.m. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial contributions be made to Comfort Zone Camp, 2101-A Westmoreland St., Richmond, VA 23230.