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Sallie Jane Ellis

January 2, 1936 ~ December 2, 2023 (age 87) 87 Years Old
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Sallie Ellis Obituary

    Mrs. Sallie Jane Ellis was born January 2, 1936 in Candler County, Georgia to the late Annie Lee Ellis.  She lived, worked, married, raised her family and served God all of her life, in Candler County.

     Mrs. Sallie attended the little country school in the Mercer Grove community of Candler County.  At an early age, she joined Mercer Grove Missionary Baptist Church.  She remained a supportive and faithful member until her passing, Saturday, December 2, 2023.  She loved the Lord Jesus and her church.  Throughout the years she served in various capacities in the church, to included Sunday School Treasurer and Mother of the Church.

     In 1956, she married the late Josh Jasper Ellis.  To this union five children were born.

      For twenty -five years she was employed by Metter Medical Associates.  Mrs. Sallie was a true caregiver.  She loved caring for her family, especially her grandchildren.  She did whatever she could to care for those around her in need.  She was an excellent cook and enjoyed baking for family and friends.

     She leaves to cherish precious and fond memories to her five children, Emma Wilson, Savannah, GA, Josh Ellis (Jamie) and Jackie Ellis both of Statesboro, GA, John D. Ellis, Metter, GA, and Wendell Ellis (Yolanda), Twin City, GA; four sisters-in-law, Emma Corley and Effie Johns both of Miami, FL, Mary Grace Robinson, Garfield, GA, and Jennie Ruth Parrish, Orlando, FL; twelve grandchildren, eighteen great-grandchildren; a special niece, Rosetta Coney, Garfield, GA; a special cousin, Braziel Mosley, Portal, GA, and a host of nephews, nieces, cousins and friends.

 

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Public Viewing
Friday
December 8, 2023

2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Whitaker Funeral Home
25 N Kennedy St
Metter, GA 30439

Celebration of Life
Saturday
December 9, 2023

11:00 AM
Whitaker Funeral Home
25 N Kennedy St
Metter, GA 30439

Burial

Mercer Grove Missionary Baptist Church
5743 Mercer Grove Church Road
Metter, GA 30439

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