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3700 North Germantown Parkway, Bartlett, TN

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William Carl Ellis

5 novembre , 192130 septembre , 2019
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William Carl Ellis, age 97, of Memphis, Tennessee passed away on Monday September 30, 2019, at his farm in Victoria, MS.

Carl served in the Army as a cook in the South Pacific during WWII. He retired from Burlington Northern R.R., and a member of the Masons and Shriners.

Carl aka Daddy, W.C., Possum Eyes and Bom Bom, was born to the late Belle and Wylie Ellis of Clinton, TN. He was preceded in death by four children, Wanda Faye, Kyle, Ralph and Jeff, as well as five sisters and two brothers. He and his late wife Janie raised 8 children in Memphis, TN, Carlene (Don), Kyle (Felicia), Ronald (Mary), William (Lucretia), Ralph, Mark (Dee), Billy (Kristie) and Jeff. Carl leaves to mourn his death four surviving children, eleven grandchildren, twenty five great grandchildren, five great great grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm, on Saturday, October 5, 2019, with a funeral service to be held at 2:00pm, on Sunday, October 6, 2019, at Memphis Funeral Home and Memorial Gardens, 3700 N. Germantown Pkwy Bartlett, TN 38133.

The family requests any memorial donations be made to Stephen Siller Tunnel To Towers Foundation. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.MemphisFuneralGermantownParkway.com for the Ellis family.

  • FAMILLE

  • He was preceded in death by his parents, Belle and Wylie Ellis, four children, Wanda Faye, Kyle, Ralph and Jeff, as well as five sisters and two brothers.

    He and his late wife Janie raised 8 children in Memphis, TN, Carlene (Don), Kyle (Felicia), Ronald (Mary), William (Lucretia), Ralph, Mark (Dee), Billy (Kristie) and Jeff. Carl leaves to mourn his death four surviving children, eleven grandchildren, twenty five great grandchildren, five great great grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.
  • DONS

  • Stephen Siller Tunnel To Towers Foundation

Services

  • Family Will Receive Friends samedi, 5 octobre , 2019
  • Funeral Service dimanche, 6 octobre , 2019

Souvenirs

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Joan Arcutt, Webster

8 octobre , 2019

I will miss you greatly. I will always remember the times that I had with you and daddy, O. R. William's, Mr. Jones, Papa York. And the rest of the railroad crew. I can see you playing poker and messing around with all of the guys. The Coliseum in Memphis Tn. also. Our condolences goes out to all the family. Love and miss you, Little Bit.

Zane Andrew Ellis Hayes

4 octobre , 2019

I will never ever ever forget you Bom Bom. I love you.

Todd Ellis

3 octobre , 2019

Valerie Samuels

2 octobre , 2019

Wow long lived Bom Bom! Never will be forgotten. He and that farm are a big part of my childhood memories. Great memories and I'm so great full to have had all those experiences in my life from riding horses to fighting off chickens for eggs and letting those dogs know who's boss! Oh this tears at my heart but I will rejoice that he now is free from this worlds bond and released back home with our father. Love you

Patricia Warner

2 octobre , 2019

I am so sorry for the families loss. I am a family friend and have know Mr. Ellis for 30 + years and he was a character, but he loved his family 1000 times over. He will be missed by everyone. My prayers go out to all of the Ellis clan, love you all.
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Alona Ellis

2 octobre , 2019

I remember going to the farm all the time as a kid, and I remember Brianna, Hayli and I sitting at the breakfast table with BomBom eating Cheerios with brown sugar on it every morning. I remember him always having a pack of juicy fruit in his shirt pocket as well, and he always smelt of juicy fruit and tobacco. Those are memories that have always stuck with me. I wish I could’ve made it out there to see him one more time. Love y’all and miss y’all so much. RIP 💙

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Biographie

William Carl Ellis, age 97, of Memphis, Tennessee passed away on Monday September 30, 2019, at his farm in Victoria, MS.

Carl served in the Army as a cook in the South Pacific during WWII. He retired from Burlington Northern R.R., and a member of the Masons and Shriners.

Carl aka Daddy, W.C., Possum Eyes and Bom Bom, was born to the late Belle and Wylie Ellis of Clinton, TN. He was preceded in death by four children, Wanda Faye, Kyle, Ralph and Jeff, as well as five sisters and two brothers.

He and his late wife Janie raised 8 children in Memphis, TN, Carlene (Don), Kyle (Felicia), Ronald (Mary), William (Lucretia), Ralph, Mark (Dee), Billy (Kristie) and Jeff. Carl leaves to mourn his death four surviving children, eleven grandchildren, twenty five great grandchildren, five great great grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.,

The family will receive friends from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm, on Saturday, October 5, 2019, with a funeral service to be held at 2:00pm, on Sunday, October 6, 2019, at Memphis Funeral Home and Memorial Gardens, 3700 N. Germantown Pkwy Bartlett, TN 38133.

The family requests any memorial donations be made to Stephen Siller Tunnel To Towers Foundation.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.MemphisFuneralGermantownParkway.com for the Ellis family.