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Glen Ellis

Glen Mitchell Ellis

Thursday, March 19th, 1959 - Sunday, December 1st, 2019
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Obituary

Glen Mitchell Ellis passed away at the age of 60 after a long illness on December 1, 2019 at St. Vincent's Hospital, Birmingham.

Glen was predeceased by parents William A. "Billy" and Mary Evelyn King Ellis, grandparents Alvin and Bonnie Tidwell Ellis and Stephen Arthur and Jennie Self King. He was also predeceased by special cousin Alan Pass and wife Debbie, all of Blountsville.

He is survived by wife Linda Robertson Ellis, brothers Don Ellis (SuNell), Mt. Olive, Gary Ellis (Joan), Cleveland, Johnny Ellis, Blountsville, and sister Sharon Laird (Wes), San Antonio, Texas. Nephews and nieces, Donnie Ellis, Carrie McCollum (Tim), Brett King (Danya), Zeb King, Seth King (Mary Alice), Matt Ellis, Aimee Ellis, Steve Ellis, Chris Ellis, Renae Kelley, Austin Laird, Braeden Laird; great nephews and nieces, Issac, Macy, Layla and Cameron Kelley, Tara, Sable (Robby), Justin, and Trevor Ellis. He is also survived by special cousins Tonya Hadder and Betty Sterling with whom he shared many Sunday dinners.

Glen spent most of his life on or near the family farm. He was a 4th generation descendant of Stephen Jonah King, one of the first settlers of Berry Mountain. He was a graduate of Cleveland High School, Wallace State Community College and later attended Auburn University. He worked many years as a heavy equipment operator in the coal mines, retiring from McCrory Construction.

He was a devoted member of Lester Memorial United Methodist Church and loved his church family. He enjoyed special times with his friends and his nieces and nephews who will miss his wit and humor. He was a lifelong Auburn fan, enjoying going to football and basketball games and making many special memories with his brother, Don. He was a special person with compassion for those in need and will be missed by all who were blessed to know him.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday, December 4th from 5PM until 7PM at the Blount County/Cleveland Funeral Home. Funeral Service for Glen will be at 11AM on Thursday, December 5th at Lester Memorial United Methodist Church. He will lie in state at the church an hour prior to service. Burial to follow at Dailey's Chapel Cemetery in Rosa.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the
Norma Bynum Scholarship Fund
Lester Memorail Methodist Church
P. O. Box 626
Oneonta, AL 35121
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, December 4th, 2019 | 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    When
    Wednesday, December 4th, 2019 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    Location
    Blount County Cleveland Funeral Home
    Address
    17885 State Hwy 160
    Cleveland, Alabama 35049
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  • Second Visitation

    Thursday, December 5th, 2019 | 10:00am - 11:00am
    When
    Thursday, December 5th, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am
    Location
    Lester Memorial Methodist Church
    Address
    108 3rd Ave. East
    Oneonta, Alabama 35121
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  • Service

    Thursday, December 5th, 2019 |
    When
    Thursday, December 5th, 2019
    Location
    Lester Memorial Methodist Church
    Address
    108 3rd Ave. East
    Oneonta, Alabama 35121
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Pastor Harvey Beck
    Co-Celebrant
    Bro. Barry Hallman
    Bro. Randy Hale
  • Interment

    Thursday, December 5th, 2019 | 11:00am
    When
    Thursday, December 5th, 2019 11:00am
    Location
    Dailey's Chapel Cemetery
    Address
    222 Bynum Road
    Oneonta, Alabama 35121
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Anita cook

Posted at 06:28pm
I’m praying for the family as I knew how special Glen was. I’m sure it saddens those who knew them and what a loss he is. I have fond memories of Glen from years ago that I’ll cherish forever. RIP my friend. Anita
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