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Opal Elaine Ellis
(October 16, 1932 - February 9, 2018)

Funeral services for Opal Elaine Ellis of Vaiden will be held at 11:00 a.m .on Monday, February 12, at Vaiden Baptist Church in Vaiden, with
burial following in Vaiden Cemetery.  Rev. Leon Holly and Rev. Phil McRae will officiate the services.  Pallbearers will be Harold Gordin,
Marion Boggs, Harvey "Bo" Ellis, Ernie Watts, McCoy Phllips, James Funderburk, Gary McGehee, and Jerry Shaw.  Honorary pallbearers will
be Donald Lofton and the staff and employees of Vaiden Community Living Cente

Visitation will be Monday, from 10:00 a.m. until service time, at the church.

Elaine, 85, died at Vaiden Community Living Center in Vaiden on Friday, February 9.  She was born in Black Hawk on October 16, 1932, and
was the daughter of the late R. W.  and Sarah Funderburk Ellis.  She was a payroll clerk for AT&T in Jackson.  After her retirement, she
moved to Vaiden in 1998.  Elaine was a member of Vaiden Baptist Church.  She was also a member of the Live Wires at Vaiden Baptist
Church, the Brownline Homemakers Club, Friends of the Library, Quilters Knot.  Elaine was preceded in death by her parents; sisters, Myrtle
Ellis Monk and Mary Frances Ellis Burgess; brothers, James R. Ellis, George F. Ellis, and Albert R. Ellis.

Survivors include her sister, Bitsy Ellis Yelverton (Jud) of Brandon; brothers, William "Bill" Ellis (Linda) of Tupelo, Marvin Wayne Ellis (Betty) of
Meridian, and Charles Ellis (Sallie) of Vaiden.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff and employees of Vaiden Community Living Center and Legacy Hospice.

Memorial contributions may be made to Vaiden Baptist Church or to the Vaiden Cemetery Association.

Monday, Feb. 12            10 - 11 am
Vaiden Baptist Church

Monday, Feb. 12                    11 am
Vaiden Baptist Church

Vaiden Cemetery
October 16, 1932
February 9, 2018