Elias Holingsworth Ellis

Elias Hollingsworth Ellis, age 89, of Loganville, Ga., passed away Saturday, Oct. 20, 2007.

He was the son of the late Oran Frederick Ellis and Sarah Lottie McKown; loving husband of the late Sarah Elizabeth "Betty" Morris Ellis; father of Martha Elizabeth Ellis Potter and Samuel Elias Ellis; grandfather of Holly Elizabeth Potter Brodnax and Joseph R. Brodnax, and Benjamin William Potter; great-grandfather of Savannah Elizabeth Brodnax and Annabelle Genevieve Brodnax.

He is survived by one brother, Robert Lewis Ellis, of Jackson; sisters-in-law Doris Ellis and Ira Ellis; numerous nieces and nephews, and a host of other family and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Sarah Louise Ellis Bartlett, of Rex, Ga., and brothers, Oran Barnett Ellis, Sr., of Orlando, Fla., Herbert David Ellis, of Hapeville, Ga., Paul Thurman Ellis of Lead, S.D., Oscar Frederick Ellis, of Eatonton, Ga., Forrest Henry Ellis, of Forest Park, and Calvin Hugh Ellis, of Forest Park.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2007 at the Snellville Chapel. Interment followed at Floral Hills Memory Gardens. Tom M. Wages Funeral Home, LLC, Snellville Chapel; www.wagesfuneralhome.com, in charge of arrangements. (770) 979-3200.