Derrell "Sam" Ellis



Derrell Lee “Sam” Ellis, 76, of Bryant, Ala., died at his home on Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, after a battle with cancer. Mr. Ellis was a boilermaker, mechanic and iron worker. He was an avid antique car collector and a member of both the Masons' and Shriners' lodges. He was of the Baptist faith. To his family he was a loving husband and father.

He was preceded in death by his son Derrell Lee Ellis Jr.; sister Bobbie Jo Davis; and brothers Wayne Ellis and Kenneth Brown.

Surviving include his wife, Johnnie Que Fairris Ellis, of Bryant; daughter Robbie Lynn (Michael) Terry of Rome, Ga.; son Kenneth Waylan (Sharon) Ellis of Bryant; sisters Susie Culbert of Trenton and Penny Haswell of Wildwood; five grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Memorial services will be at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 22, in the chapel with Rev. Greg Ellis officiating.

Family will receive friends noon-3 p.m. on Saturday, September 22, at Ryan Funeral Home, Trenton.

Share your thoughts and memories at www.ryanfuneralhome.net.


0 views

Recent Posts

See All

Farron Ladell Sharp

Farron Ladell Sharp, 62, of Chattanooga, died in a local nursing facility on Thursday, February 28, 2019. Mr. Sharp was self-employed and was of the Baptist faith. He was preceded in death by his pare

Becky McSpadden

Rebecca “Becky” McSpadden, 66, of New Salem, passed away in the early morning on Tuesday, February 5, 2019. Ms. McSpadden was of the Baptist faith and attended New Salem Baptist Church as her health w

    Like what you read? Donate now and help me provide fresh news and analysis for my readers   

© 2016 by "Bien Design"