Classmate Obituaries - Letter E
These obituaries correspond with the yearbooks that are listed on this website. Whenever possible, the source of the obituary will be shown as well as the date.
James Whitcomb Ellis IV of Benton died Thursday, March 5, 1998. He was 48. He was an electrician for Facilities Management and Maintenance Service and a member of Highland Heights Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife, Karen Dacus Ellis; one daughter, Amy Lynn Ellis of Houston, Texas; two stepsons, Joshua Eric Griffin and Zachary Clay Griffin, both of Benton; parents, Jim and Ruby Ellis, Jr., of Benton; and two sisters, Rachel Lacy of Benton and Mary Baldwin of Little Rock. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Ashby Funeral Home chapel with burial to follow at New Rosemont Cemetery. The Rev. Steve Butler is to officiate. Scheduled to serve as pallbearers are Bob Cauley, Gerald Francis, James George, Cam Copeland, Terry Ellison, Doug Curtis, Steve Nichols and John McCullar. Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. today at the funeral home. (from Benton Courier, March 6, 1998, page 2A) Benton Class of 1967