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Ellis Connell

January 13, 1919 ~ September 9, 2018 (age 99)

Mr. Ellis Connell, 99 of Alapaha went to his holy mansion in the sky Sunday, September 9, 2018.  Mr. Connell was born January 13, 1919 to the late Alden James Connell & Martha Pearl Anderson Connell.  He served in the United States Army/Air Force during World War II in Palawan Philippines.  Mr. Connell attended Norman Park College and was a logistics specialist at Robbins Air Force Base in 1948.  He was a member at Central Baptist Church in Warner Robins and loved the VFW.  

Survivors include his daughter, Penny Ray of Alapaha; grandchildren, Tony (Cynde) Mathis, Jason (Misty) Mathis, Rusty (Leigh) Mathis, Ellis Heath (Tammy-dec) O'Herron, and Kimberly Brewer Marsh; several great grandchildren and great great grandchildren.  Mr. Connell was preceded in death by his wife, Montez E'Dalgo Connell; daughter, Patricia Ann Connell Mathis; brother, Jamie Connell; and one sister, Dura Connell.  

Graveside service will be held Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at Westview Cemetery with Dr. Danny V. Ray officiating.  The family will be receiving friends Tuesday evening from 6-8 p.m. at Purvis Funeral Home.

 

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