Ella Mae Tapscott, 72 of Elkhorn City, Ky. was born on Feb. 19, 1942 at Conway, Virginia to Dennis Smith and Ida Bartley Ratliff. She was a member of the Old Regular Baptist Church and made her living as a beautician. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband; Joseph Dan Tapscott, her step-father; Bill Ratliff, sister; Linda Ellen Looney and a step sister: Sherry Ratliff. Survivors are uncles; Bill Bartley and Harold Bartley, an aunt; Mable Morrell, cousins and several nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held at the Bailey Funeral Home Chapel from 11:30 AM-2:00PM on Sunday with funeral services beginning at 2:00. Jerry Overstreet will officiate. Burial will follow in the Dow Brooks Cemetery at Draffin, Ky.