In Loving Memory

Ellen M. Lacy

November 12, 1934 - June 26, 2024


**Livestream of service will be on First Fairhope’s website**

Ellen Majors Lacy, a native of Excel, Alabama and a long-time resident of Fairhope, Alabama, passed away June 26, 2024, with her loving family by her side.

Ellen was preceded in death by her parents, Claude and Eloise Pierce; brother, Gerald Pierce; husband, John Inge Lacy; daughter, Gale Majors; and father of her children, W.C. Majors. She is survived by her daughter, Lynn Boothe (Vince); six grandchildren: Chaz Jordan (Melissa), Heath Boothe (Kara), Racq Jordan, Hagan Anderson, Teal Creel (Ryan), and Bragg Jordan; thirteen great grandchildren, John Allen, Anna-Majors, Avery, Coleman, Caden, Cooper, Murphy, Campbell, Trotter, Jake, Sawyer, Collins, and Dutch; one great-great-grandchild: Beau; along with many other loving relatives and friends.

Ellen graduated from Excel High School. Later, she moved to Fairhope and began her career as a librarian at Fairhope Elementary School. She went on to receive her Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education from The University of South Alabama. After receiving her degree, she spent the next 25 years teaching in the Fairhope, AL and Houston, TX school systems. Ellen was an exceptional and gifted woman. She was passionate about many things such as painting, dancing, traveling, writing, cooking, her family, and most importantly, her faith. Ellen was a life-long learner and full of wisdom. She was a member of the Eastern Shore Art Center and First Baptist Church of Fairhope. Those who knew Ellen described her as creative, beautiful, kind, eloquent, and a true Southern lady.

A celebration of life service will be held Monday, July 1, 2024, at 12:00pm at First Baptist Church of Fairhope, 300 S. Section Street, Fairhope, AL. The family will receive friends for a time of visitation beginning at 10:00am. Interment will follow at Memory Gardens of Fairhope.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations can be made to First Baptist Church of Fairhope at or by mailing a check to First Fairhope, ATTN: Finance Office, 300 South Section Street, Fairhope, AL 36532.

Hughes Funeral Home, 26209 Pollard Road, Daphne, AL, is assisting the family.


  1. JoAnne Keller

    My thoughts and prayers are with you. May the many memories that you have help to console you. Ellen was such a wonderful person. She was always so gracious and kind.
    With Sympathy,
    JoAnne Keller

  2. Patti & Rich Mueller

    Lynn.. so sorry to hear about your mom.. I wish I was in town so I could give you a big hug… please know our thoughts and prayers are with You Vince and the entire family

  3. Hera Shumack Scruggs

    Lynn and family. I am a long time friend of Ellen’s. I graduated high school with HerWe were cheerleaders together and We kept in touch with each other through the years. I was blessed to have lunch with her when I visited family in Fairhope as recently as March. She was a wonderful friend with so much artistic ability and I will miss her so much.

  4. Lynn Williams

    Lynn, I am so sorry to hear about your mother. I am sure she will be greatly missed by her family. That was a truly beautiful obituary. Just wish you could have told me in person.
    In sympathy,
    Lynn Lacy Williams


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