Mary Helen Ellis, 87, of Mt. Vernon, passed away at 10:20 a.m. on Sunday, July 12, 2015, at Residential Living Center in Mt. Vernon. Funeral services for Mrs. Ellis will be held Thursday, July 16, 2015, at 11:00 a.m., with Rev. Randy Hayes and Rev. Richard McCormick officiating at the Osborn Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Mt. Vernon Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be held Wednesday, July 15, 2015, from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., at the funeral home. Online condolences may be made at www.osbornfuneralhomeinc.com.