Donald Ray Ellis
June 19, 1934 to Jan. 23, 2006
Donald Ray Ellis, 71, of the Jonas Ridge Rest Home, Jonas Ridge, NC died Sunday, January 23, 2006 at Cannon Memorial Hospital following a period of declining health. He was born June 19, 1934 in Boyle County, KY, and was a son of the late George Ellis and Vera Dickinson Ellis. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Ethel Ellis. He was a member of Table Rock Seventh Day Adventist Church.
Donald is survived by a brother, John A. Ellis of Harrison, OH; a nephew, Timothy Ellis of Harrison, OH; cousins, Flonnie Anderson of Morganton, and Jean Eze of Fairfield, OH.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, January 26, 2006 in the Colonial Chapel of Sossoman Funeral Home with Pastor Roy Robinson officiating. Burial will follow in the Seventh Day Adventist Cemetery. The family will receive friends for thirty minutes before the funeral hour. Memorial contributions may be made to Table Rock Seventh Day Adventist Church, 2625 Adventist Circle, Morganton, NC 28655.
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