Edward Horace Ellis

Born: Tue., Nov. 13, 1934
Died: Mon., Jul. 30, 2018


10:00 AM to 7:00 PM, Thu., Aug. 02, 2018
Location: Adams-Buggs Funeral Service

Celebration of Life

3:00 PM Fri., Aug. 03, 2018
Location: First Baptist Church, Douglas- Ft. Payne

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Edward “ Hoss” Horace Ellis was born November 13, 1934 in Lebanon, Alabama to the late Carl & Willie Ellis.

Edward attended Gregory High School.

At an early age he united with Mt. Lebanon Baptist Church before uniting with First Baptist church of Douglas.

He worked for the City of Fort Payne for 20 plus years before retiring.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Carl and Willie Ellis; sister, Eloise Magbie and three other siblings.

Edward is survived by a loving and devoted wife, Mary Ellis; children, Elizabeth Ellis, Jonathan Ellis, Charles Moore, all of Ft. Payne, AL, Mary Martin, Collinsville, AL; step children, Coleen Swopes, Ft.Payne, AL, Willie (Annette) Underwood, Trenton, SC; sister, Louise King, Ft. Payne, AL; brother, Bobby Ellis, Sarasota, FL; special nephew, Kobe King; special niece, Pam Parrom; special cousin, Barbara J. White, Sarasota, FL; a host of grandchildren, great grandchildren, brothers and sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

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   Posted Tue July 31, 2018
I would like to express my sincere condolences. The Bible is a great source of encouragement during times like this. May the "God of all comfort"
(2 Corinthians 1:3) comfort you.

The Cutts Family
   Posted Thu August 02, 2018
May the God of comfort give strength to endure in this time of sorrow.
-The Cutts Family, Brent, Alabama

Johnny Eberhart
   Posted Fri August 03, 2018
I am so sorry to hear of the passing of Hoss He has been a friend of mine for several years. I always enjoyed talking to him and hearing about his love of fishing. He will be missed by many. Praying for Mary and all the family !

J Baker
   Posted Sat August 11, 2018
At the end of each life is a legacy of love and memories. Hold tight to those memories…. Lean on each other for support. And look to God’s Word, the Bible, for comfort and strength. 1 Peter 5:7 encourages; “Throw all your anxiety on him, because he cares for you.”

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