Melvin Ellis

Published 9:01 pm Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Melvin Ellis

Mr. Melvin Ellis, 79, of Brundidge, died Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2010, at Flowers Hospital in Dothan. Services will be at 3 p.m. Friday, Sept. 17, at Mount Zion Baptist Church on Highway 231 in Coffee County with the Revs. Gerald Wilkes, Kenny Horn and Elmer Ellis officiating.

Visitation is from 5 to 7 p.m. today at Thrash-Keahey Funeral Home in Brundidge. Mr. Ellis will lie in state for 30 minutes prior to the service on Friday.

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He was preceded in death by his daughter, Gloria Kaye Ellis.

Survivors include his wife, Helen W. Ellis of Brundidge; a son and daughter-in-law, Charles and Myra G. Ellis of Brundidge; two grandsons, Brennan and Blake Ellis of Brundidge; two sisters, Mavis Lee and Carolyn Lee of Brundidge; a brother-in-law, Ronnie Weeks; and sisters-in-law, Alice Weeks and Linda Brown.