Ellen May Tweedy, 74, of Bartlesville, Okla., passed away peacefully on Monday, April 19, 2021, at The Journey Home.
She was born Wednesday, Nov. 20, 1946, in Rogers to Virgil John and Irene G. Smith Carter.
Ellen married Roscoe Tweedy on June 25, 1967. They lived in Springdale, Ark., before moving to Bartlesville, Okla., in 1980. Ellen worked many places, including Walmart and in nursing. After moving to Oklahoma, she was a Walmart Jewelry Department Manager for new store setups and also the Gift Store Manager for Keepsake Candles in Bartlesville, Okla. Ellen was an avid reader. She loved clothes shopping, having her nails done, planting flowers, and traveling. Her dream was to go to Hawaii and she and Ross were able to go on their 50th wedding anniversary. She also had a sweet tooth and was always on the look out for a new place to buy and sample fudge. Ellen loved her family more than anything and is greatly missed.
She was preceded in death by her mother and father, Irene and Virgil Carter; and brothers Ray and Virgil Glen Carter.
She is survived by her husband of 53 years, Roscoe; her daughter and son-in-law, Pamala and Shane Ballard; granddaughter, Ashley Thompson; grandson, Racee Consedine; and one great-grandson, Mason Thompson. She is also survived by her three sisters, Edna and Alvin Reynolds, Betty and Gary Grambling, and Shirley Sparks; as well as many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
Funeral services were held Saturday, April 24, 2021, at Brashears Funeral Home with Alvin Reynolds and Brandon Murray officiating.
Pallbearers were Racee Consedine, Shane Ballard, Billy Jo Murray, Mike Reynolds, Adam Thompson and Steven Sparks.
Honorary pallbearers were Daniel Sparks, Mark Sparks, Rymer Reynolds, Mike Tweedy, Gary Tweedy, Jerry Tweedy and Caleb Reynolds.
Interment immediately followed services at Lower Campground Cemetery, Marble.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Ellen’s  memory may be made to The Journey Home, 900 N.E. Washington Blvd., Bartlesville, Oklahoma, 74006.   
Services were entrusted to Brashears Funeral Home and Crematory of Huntsville.