OBITUARY

Linwood Jimmy Ellis

October 1, 1949June 10, 2019
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Linwood Jimmy “L J” Ellis, 69, of Wilson, died Monday. Funeral services will be conducted 11:00 a.m., Thursday, June 13, 2019, at Thomas-Yelverton Funeral Home, Wilson, NC, with Rev. Dr. De Eakes and Rev. Kelly Smart officiating. Interment will follow in Evergreen Memorial Park, Wilson, NC.

The family will receive friends Thursday, from 10:00 a.m. until 10:45 a.m., at the funeral home located at 2704 Nash St. N, Wilson, NC.

“L J” retired as a Chief Petty Officer with the United States Navy and was very proud of his service to our nation. He enjoyed his retirement and fishing. “L J” truly loved his family, especially his great-nieces and great-nephews. He was dearly loved and will be greatly missed.

Surviving are his wife, Mary Stallings Ellis of Elizabeth City; five sisters, Sitha Marie Deans (Wayne) of Wilson, Margaret Ann Perdue (Sam) of Louisburg, Shelby Jean Hooks of Rocky Mount, Rosalie E. Bardin (Tim) of Wilson, and Dollie E. Parker (Rick) of Lucama; and one stepdaughter, Sherry Cartwright (Neal) of Hertford.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Edison Junior and Eunice Lassiter Ellis; and four brothers, John Selby Ellis, William McConnell Ellis, James Randy Ellis, and Waylon Scott Ellis.

Flowers are welcome and memorials may be directed to Little Rock OFWB Church, 6115 Little Rock Church Rd., P.O. Box 340, Lucama, NC 27851.

Funeral services are under the direction of Thomas-Yelverton Funeral Home, Wilson, NC. Online condolences may be sent to www.thomasyelverton.com.

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Linda Wyatt

June 13, 2019

Ellis sisters, We are so sorry to hear about L J. We only got to be with him a few times at family times. Please know that we know about the loss of a sibling. We pray that our Blessed Savior will give you peace and comfort. You are all in our prayers. John and Linda Wyatt. (Timmy's parents)






Wanda Edwards

June 12, 2019

Dollie , It is with my deepest sympathy to hear of L.J. passing. I am so sorry for your loss . He brought so many smiles and so much laughter to our office each time he came .I think of him and smile , he was such a joy to be around. I will always remember Lauren and L.J. talking with each other , he did love that baby girl! He loved all his sisters as well but oh, you Dollie , you were just Special he said ! Cherish all those beautiful memories you made with him , Oh the stories he liked to tell , Laugh now just like you did then , that's what he would want . I know I will . Thanks for sharing your brother with us .What a special family . Love and Prayers for the days ahead ....Wanda Edwards / Dr Dewald's office

Lyn & Jimmy Gay

June 12, 2019

Hugs and prayers our sweet Rosalie. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Love you, Lyn and Jimmy Gay

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