Timberlake (Gilliam)Ellis was a loving woman. She was married twice. Her first marriage at the age of 17 was to Theodore Thompson and they stayed together until he passed away. The young widow remarried to Walter Ellis. However, this union did not produce children. As a result, Timberlake did not have any children with either husband. Later in life, she was diagnosed with dementia. She flourished until she was 83 years old and left this life at a nursing home.