Athens Review, Athens, Texas

February 19, 2013

Donald L. Ellis


The Athens Review

Athens — Donald L. Ellis Of Athens passed away on Feb. 18, 2013 in Athens at the age of 75.

Donald was born on May 6, 1937 in Lyman, Iowa to Claude  and Gail L. Hoyt Ellis.

He was employed at Cross Roads Independent School District  for 13 years.

He is survived by his companion, Carolyn Kuhn, sons, Eugene and wife Sharon Ellis of Murchison, Ronald and wife Lisa of Murchison,  David and wife Betty Ellis of Groesbeck,  Richard and wife Judy Ellis of Mesquite,  Mark and wife Jessie Ellis of Cross Roads, sister, Donna Blackwell, brother, Davis Ellis, 18 grandchildren, numerous great-grandchildren

He is preceded in death by his parents Claude and Gail Hoyt Ellis, wife Laura Richards Ellis, brother Dennis Ellis, grandson Mickie Lee Ellis and granddaughter Lori Mae Ellis.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 20 from noon to 2 p.m. at Huckabee-Tomlinson Funeral Home, Malakoff.  Service will be at 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 20 at Huckabee-Tomlinson Funeral Home with the Rev. Frank Upchurch officiating.  Graveside service will be Saturday, Feb. 23 at 2 p.m. at Post Oak Cemetery with the Rev. Frank Upchurch officiating.

Online condolences can be made at www.tomlinsonfuneral.com