James Jerome Ellis went to be with the Lord, May 23, 2013. He was born August 19, 1943 in Fayetteville, TN to James Beach Ellis and Ruth Blaylock Ellis Hentz and stepfather James Paul Hentz, who preceded him in death. Also, preceding in death, one grandaughter.
He is survived by seven children. Sons, Rocky (Julie) Ellis, Logansport, IN, Stoney Ellis (Deandra Shepard) of Logansport, IN, and Darron Ellis-Werbin (Ted Werbin) of Louisville, KY. Daughters, Shawnee (Wayne) Leintz of Nashville, TN, Neeka (Kevin) Blankenship, Franklin, TN, Shannon Ellis, Nashville, TN, Sherrie Ellis of Texas, 14 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. Also surviving is one sister Sharon Stewart, of Fayetteville, TN and one nephew Steven Stewart of Fayetteville, TN.
Visitation will be Saturday, May 25th from 11:30am – 1:30 pm at Higgins Funeral Home in Fayetteville, TN. with graveside services at 2:00 pm at Macedonia Cemetery with Rev. Charles Jones.
Higgins Funeral Home is assisting the family of James Jerome Ellis.