E. K. St. John

December 10, 1933June 11, 2021

TUSCALOOSA – Ellis Kimbrough “E.K.” St. John, age 87, passed away June 11, 2021 at his home. Graveside services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 15, 2021 in Memory Hill Gardens with Memory Chapel Funeral Home directing. The family will receive friends Monday evening 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Mr. St. John was preceded in death by his wife, Hazel Frances St. John; and parents, Hattie Eunice and Ellis Woods St. John. He is survived by his daughter, Debra Bowman (Greg); and sons, Michael St. John (Tracy) and Mark St. John (Patty); brothers, Cliff St. John and Junior St. John (Debbie); grandchildren, Joshua Lancaster (Kayla), Adam St. John (Brittany), Matt St. John, Brandon Lancaster, Haley Merritt (Kris), Brett Bowman, and Jacob Koontz; and great-grandchildren, Jason St. John, Abby St. John, Trent St. John, Payton Lancaster, Anna Merritt, Caiden St. John, Maddie Merritt, Carson St. John, and Lottie-Marie Bowman. Pallbearers will be his grandsons. Honorary pallbearers are his brother-in-law, Samuel Herron; and sitters, Mickie Cruce, Shannon Mondragon, and Wanda Bailey.


  • Visitation

    Monday, June 14, 2021

  • Graveside Service with Military Honors

    Tuesday, June 15, 2021


E. K. St. John

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Sherry Payne

June 14, 2021

My heart is very sad, our family loved EK . Spent a lot of years with him and my mother Flora Taylor. He was a good and Godly man. My mother misses him every day!! I know he is in a better place, and smiling down on us.

Debbie StJohn

June 13, 2021

Jr said today that no one every said an
unkind word about Kim. He will
Be missed.

Evelyn St.John Drake

June 12, 2021

I am so sorry for the loss of uncle Kim.
My prayers are for all the family.

Evelyn St.John Drake

Perry St. John

June 12, 2021

Such a wonderful father, uncle, and man!!. Loved Uncle Kim and y’all’s family.
God bless y’all over the loss but never forget that God gave y’all a fantastic example to be a good adults and parents.

Diane Bullard

June 12, 2021

Lots of memories from when y’all built the house in the same neighborhood dad still lives in. We spent so much time together. I hate we lost close contact but at least we found each other again. My prayers are with y’all.