Ava Ellis Dorsey, age 67, transitioned to be with the Lord on Saturday, November 7, 2020 at West Jefferson Medical Center. She was a native and resident of Marrero, LA Ava was a graduated of L. W. Higgins High School. She was a former employee of Jefferson Parish Water Department and a retired Billing Clerk of Bell South after 25 years of service. Loving mother of Edwina A. Dorsey and Victor A. (Marla) Dorsey, Jr. Devoted grandmother of Akeem J. Dorsey, Robert L. Lestrick, Jr., Madeleine V. Dorsey, and Victoria M. Dorsey. Daughter of the late Edward Ellis, Jr. and Flora Starks Ellis. Sister of Sylvia E. Simmons, Tamie E. Lee and the late Edward Ellis III, Martha E. Barnes, Kathy E. Diggs, and James Ellis, Sr. Ava is also survived by her beloved companion Nelson L. Ambeau, Jr. and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends. Relatives and friends of the family, also pastors, officers, and members of Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church and all neighboring churches; employees of Bell South (AT&T), FedEx Ground, Dock Side Lineman, Inc., Amerisource Bergen, Louis Armstrong International Airport (TSA), and Neighborhood Walmart are invited to attend a Public Viewing at Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church, 1000 Cross St. Marrero, LA on Friday, November 13, 2020 from 8:00a.m.-9:30a.m. ONLY. Private Family Celebration of Life to follow at 10:00a.m. Pastor Thomas J. Brown, Jr., officiating. Interment: Evening Star Baptist Church Cemetery #2-Harvey, LA Arrangements by Davis Mortuary Service 230 Monroe St. Gretna, LA To view and sign the guestbook, please go to www.davismortuaryservice.com.
Due to Covid-19 Pandemic attendance will be limited. It is mandatory everyone attending wear a face mask or some type of face covering.