Hedley, TX – Graveside services for Ellen Gilchrest, 73, of Hedley, TX, will be at 2:00 P.M. Friday, August 2, 2013, at the Rowe Cemetery in Hedley with the Rev. Michael Gilchrest officiating. Arrangements are under the personal care of Hughs Funeral Home of Memphis, TX. Ellen Gilchrest was born on March 7, 1940, in Hugo, OK, to the late Dana Page and Lela (Stump) Page. She passed away on Tuesday, July 30, 2013, in Childress, TX. Ellen married Carroll “Red” Gilchrest on May 12, 1956, in Hedley, TX. He preceded her in death on September 13, 1998. Ellen was also preceded in death by a sister, Carolyn Castleman. She is survived by a daughter, Melinda Taylor & husband Mark of Sutherland Springs, TX, two grandchildren, Dwayne “Bubba” Thomas and Paige Thomas, one brother, Bud Page of Elk City, OK and three sisters, Betty Knatcher of Amarillo, Judy Vampool of Arlington and Rita Gilchrest of Pasadena, TX.