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James Ellison

Wednesday, May 8, 2013
6:00 PM until 8:00 PM

Thursday, May 9, 2013
10:00 AM
Shaffer Funeral Home
2315 West Commercial Street
Post Office Box 688
Ozark, AR 72949

James Odell Ellison, 76, of Ozark, Arkansas, died, Monday, May 6, 2013 in Fort Smith, Arkansas. He was retired from Chrisman Ready Mix and a member and Trustee of Jethro Pentecostal Church. He was born February 10, 1937 in White Rock Community, Mulberry, Arkansas to Andy and Millie Martha Johnson Ellison. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Troy and Wesley Ellison; four sisters, Bonnie Mullens, Eva Stapp, Mary Cowan and Ruth Campbell.

Funeral service will be held at 10:00 AM, Thursday, May 9, 2013 at Shaffer Funeral Home Chapel with Brother Lamar Joy officiating with burial at Oak Ridge Cemetery in Ozark, under the direction of Shaffer Funeral Home.

He is survived by his wife, Betty Miller Ellison of Ozark; two sisters, Fay Campbell of Ozark and Oma Murphy of Mulberry, Arkansas; two brothers, Earmon and Coy Ellison both of Ozark.

The family will visit with friends from 6:00 – 8:00 PM, Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at Shaffer Funeral Home 2315 W. Commercial in Ozark.

Pallbearers will be Robert and Leroy Campbell, Jerry Cowan, Joe Finley, Herman Murphy, Billy Joe Miller, Bobby Milam and Joseph Finley. Honorary will be Joe Bond, Darrell O’Neal, Clifton Ellison, J.D. Ellison, Robert Chrisman, Lonnie Turner, Charles Parrish, Carl Newton, Raymond Stapp, Gerald Parish, Shawn King, Shane King and Roy Estep.

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