Funeral services for Mr. Edmond W. Ellis were held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 31, 2014 at Martin Grove M.B. Church in West.
Interment followed in Church Cemetery in West.
Mr. Ellis, 83, of Durant, passed away on Monday, May 26, 2014 at Lexington Manor in Lexington.
He is survived by his wife, Pearlie Harris-Ellis of West; two daughters, Catherine Collins and Sheila Poe of Freeport, Ill.; one son, Edmond Ellis, Jr. of Freeport, Ill.; four sisters, Johnnie Richmond of Riverdale, Ill., Naomi Morgan of Crestwood, Ill., Beatrice Bell of Chicago, Ill. and Fannie Pearl Gilliam of Chicago, Ill.; one brother, Cornelius Clark of Milwaukee, Wisc.; and a host of grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Visitation was Friday, May 30, 2014, 11:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. at the funeral home and from 9:30 a.m. until service time Saturday at the church. Rev. James Ross officiated.
Sanders & Sanders Funeral Home in Winona is in charge of arrangements.