STEPHENVILLE - Services for Ellen (Chitchi) Fambro, 83, will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 6, at Stephenville Funeral Home Chapel with Gary Williams officiating.  Burial will follow at Hannibal Cemetery.  There will be no formal family visitation.

Chitchi was born in Shackelford County to Bill and Lucille Couger and her brother John Watt Couger. She was a 1949 graduate of Albany High school.  She married Joe Fambro on Sept. 5, 1950 in Albany.

Chitchi and Joe lived in Erath County for 51 years until Joe’s death on Feb. 7, 2002.  Chitchi helped with the family ranch and was bookkeeper for the family construction business.  She was a member of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, Stephenville Zonta Club, Erath County Historical Society, Texas Sheep and Goat Raisers Association Auxiliary; and Distinguished Friends of Tarleton State University.

Survivors include son, Alex and wife Beverly Fambro of Stephenville/Huckabay; and grandson, Camron and wife Jane Fambro of Stephenville

The Fambro family wishes expressions of sympathy be made in the form of donations to Joe Fambro Memorial Scholarship, c/o Tarleton Foundation, Box T-0260, Stephenville, Texas 76402, or to Foster’s Home for Children, P. O. Box 978, Stephenville, Texas 76401.

Online condolences may be made at www.stephenvillefh.com.