May 18, 1926 – January 24, 2019
Ernest L. Elledge, age 92, passed away on January 24, 2019, at Chaffee Nursing Center in Chaffee, MO. Born May 18, 1926 in Lutesville, MO., to the late Paul and Furn Eaker Grant. On February 12, 1947 in Piggott, AR., he married Lois Morgan Elledge, who preceded him in death on June 22, 2017. Mr. Elledge was a veteran of United States Army and served in Germany during WWII. He was a teacher and administrator for Sikeston Public Schools for almost 30 years. He pastored several General Baptist churches in the area. He was also involved in the American Cancer Society and the Boy Scouts. Survivors include: Survivors include: two sons and two daughters-in-law, Paul and Tess Elledge of Indianapolis, IN. and Dean and Karen Elledge of Moreno Valley, CA.; one daughter and son-in-law, Linda and Don Francis of Arnold, MO.; one brother, Norman Elledge of Cedar Hill, TN.; two sisters, Marjorie Collins of Belleville, IL., and Freida Hahn of Poplar Bluff, MO.; 13 grandchildren and several great grandchildren. In addition to his parents and wife he was preceded in death by one son, Bryan Elledge; three brothers, Jerry Grant, Ellis Grant and Daniel Grant. A visitation will be held Saturday February 2, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. until the time of Memorial Service at 11:00 a.m. at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston, MO. with Joshua Francis, officiating.
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