Ellen Elizabeth Shanafelt, age 76 of Iuka, passed away at her home on Thursday, August 4, 2022. Ellen was born on December 4, 1945 in Flora, the daughter of Orville Leroy and Maria Kathryn (Milner) Charlton. She married Jack Shanafelt on May 29, 1964 in rural Salem and he survives. In addition to her husband, she is survived by one brother, Steve Charlton and wife Sandra of Alabama. She was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers and one sister. Ellen was a member of the Woodlawn Christian Church in Iuka. She retired from Salem Township Hospital after many years as a Registered Nurse in Med-Surg. There will be no public services. Burial will be at Peaceful Valley Cemetery in Odin. Memorials can be made to Pinehaven Christian Children’s Ranch and School or to Shiloh Christian Children’s Ranch and can be received at Crouse Funeral Home who is assisting the family with arrangements.