Funeral   services   for   Johnny  L.  Ellis,   39,   of   Hilham,
Tennessee, will be held at 2 P.M.  on  Tuesday,  December  20,
2011, at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home. Burial will
follow  in  the  Berry  Cemetery in  the  New  Hope community of
Jackson County, TN.

The  family  will receive  friends  on  Monday from 4 P.M. – 9 P.
M., and on Tuesday from 10 A.M. until time of services.

He  passed  away   on   Saturday,  December  17,  2011,   at
Cumberland River Hospital in Celina, TN.
   
He was born February 25, 1972, in  Jackson  County, TN,  to
Frances Ellis and  the late Howard L. Ellis. On  February  14,
2000, he was married to
Karen Ellis, who survives.  He  was   a
machinist, and was affiliated with the Church of God.

In  addition  to  his  father, he  was  preceded in death by his
Paternal  Grandparents:  Clayton Ellis  and  Louise Neal; and
his
Maternal Grandparents: Willie and Willie Lynn Stacy.

Survivors  include  his  
Wife: Karen Ellis  of  Lafayette, TN; 1
Daughter:   
Lauren Ashley Ellis   of   Gainesboro,   TN; 1 Step-
Daughter:
  Brandy Stafford  of  Red  Boiling  Springs,  TN;  his
Mother: Frances Ellis of Hilham, TN; 2 Brothers: Jamie (Kristi)
Ellis of Gainesboro,  TN,   and   Jeff (Vicky) Ellis of  Gainesboro,
TN;
1 Niece: Brittany Ellis; and  2 Step-Grandchildren: Hailey
and Alley Stafford.  

Sis. Joy Langford  and  Pastor Edward Todd  will  officiate  at
the services.

 Memorial  donations  may   be   made  to  the  Ellis  family by
contacting the funeral home.
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