Mrs. Ellen Pierce Sandefur, 80, passed away Monday at Indian Path Medical Center. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Farris Funeral Home, Abingdon, Va. The funeral service will be conducted at 8 p.m. Wednesday in the funeral home chapel. The committal service will be conducted Thursday at 2 p.m. in the Mt. Rose Cemetery, Glade Spring, Va. Family and friends are invited to gather at the funeral home by 1:30 p.m. for the procession to the cemetery.