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Vernon Ellis

September 30, 1938 August 15, 2018
Vernon Ellis
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Obituary for Vernon Ellis

Vernon, L. Ellis, 79, of Auxvasse passed away at his home on Wednesday, August 15, 2018.

He was born on September 30, 1938 in Mexico, Missouri, the son of the late Guy M. Ellis and the late Rose M. (Dill) Ellis.

Vernon proudly served his country in the United States Air Force. In 2000, Vernon retired from AP Green in Mexico after 37 years of service. During his tenure, he held a variety of jobs. He was an avid outdoorsman who loved hunting and fishing. More than anything, he enjoyed time with his family.

Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Zelma Ellis of the home; son, Brian W. Ellis (Ginny) of Auxvasse; brother, Guy M. Ellis Jr. (Charlotte) of Auxvasse; three grandchildren, Patrick Ellis (Kristen), Gina Ellis (Cheryl) and Dwain Ellis, all of Auxvasse; ten great grandchildren; two sisters-in-law, Maxine Woolfolk of Palmyra, and Veda McLeod (Bob) of Hannibal; two brothers-in-law, Derald Smith (Lois), and Ron Smith, all of Hannibal.

Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by sister, Ann Roland.

Private family services will be held per Vernon’s wishes.

Memorial donations are suggested to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, c/o Maupin Funeral Home, 301 Douglas Boulevard, Fulton, MO 65251.

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