With our deepest sorrow, we announce the passing of our dear beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt and friend.
Ellen Morrow Lynn (Medynski) Whitecotton, 85, was born June 8, 1936 to parents Arthur and Mary (Chalmers) Medynski in Verdun, Quebec Canada.
She was preceded in death by her husband Billy Joe Whitecotton in 1993. She is survived by her sons Jason and Bart Clapp (Elma, WA), Gordon Clapp (Jacksonville, NC), Matt Clapp (Auburn, WA), Dan Clapp (Golden Valley, AZ) and Ed Clapp (Edmonton, AB). She is also survived by 8 grandchildren and many great-grandchildren.
Ellen also dearly loved and enjoyed her siblings and family in Canada. She is survived by her sisters; Margaret (Quebec), Dorothy (Ontario), Audrey (Quebec) and brothers Bob (Nova Scotia) and Bill (Quebec). She was preceded in death by sisters Mary and Shirley and brothers Jim, Art and Thomas. She also dearly loved her many nephews and nieces.
Ellen enjoyed spending time with her family. She loved playing darts, horseshoes, cornhole, scratch tickets, cards and games. She loved the days spending time at the ocean with her late husband and family. She enjoyed the long walks on the beach and sitting around the campfire. She and her husband travelled to Oklahoma and across Canada in their motorhome, visiting their families and having the time of their lives. She reminisced regularly about the moments she had. Ellen was loved by many and she touched everyone she knew or met with her personality. She will be greatly missed and forever loved.
Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday, April 5th at 11:00 AM at Edline- & Yahn Covington Funeral Chapel in Kent and then will be laid to rest, shortly after, beside her husband B.J. at Hillcrest Burial Park.