Clara Mae Cuzzort Ellison, 81, of Lookout Valley, entered into the gates of heaven for her eternal life on Monday, July 30, 2012, at Memorial Hospital after a long battle with Alzheimers.She was a native of Trenton, Ga., and was a longtime resident of Lookout Valley. Mrs. Ellison had worked for Davenport Hosiery for 10 years and she retired from Nation Hosiery with 20 years of service. She was a member of Riverside Baptist Church in Lookout Valley and she was also a member of the Lookout Valley Eastern Star #483. Her passions in life were her family, church, cooking, and fellowshipping with her family and friends.She was preceded in death by her husband, I.B. Ellison; parents, Dave and Minnie Cuzzort; brother, Luther Cuzzort; sisters, June Cope, Edna Eddington, Stella Carver, Rachel Cuzzort and Lauler Puckett.Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Sue and Larry Broom, of Lookout Valley; son and daughter-in-law, James and Alice Ellison, of Athens, Tenn.; three grandchildren, Tracy Harold, Alicia Ellison and Michelle Chastain; three great-grandchildren, Colton Chastain, Megan Chastain and Brooklyn Harold; and several nieces and nephews.The family would like to extend a special Thank You to Life Care of Collegedale for their loving care and support for Mrs. Ellison during the past three years.Condolences may be sent to www.lane-southcrestchapel.com.Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. today in the South Crest Chapel with the Rev. Eddie Lowrance officiating.Interment will follow in Lakewood Memory Gardens, West.The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. today until the funeral hour at the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home & Crematory, located at the end of historic Missionary Ridge, Rossville.