Garnett Ellis, 69, of Morrow, died Wednesday, April 3, 2013. He was born in Blairsville, to the late Homer and Pauline Ellis. He was also preceded in death by Dovie Gibson Ellis and his daughter, Selina P. Boylan. Garnett was a member of First Baptist Church, Jonesboro.

He is survived by his wife, Carol Barrett Ellis, of Morrow; daughter, Regina (Ben) Calmes, of Jackson; grandson, Benjamin Lee (Shawna) Calmes, Jr.; stepsons, Richard “Ricky” Erickson, of Morrow, David (Dana) Erickson, of McDonough; sisters, Shirley (Ray) Kalb; Sue (Pete) Page; brother, Ronnie (Lottie) Ellis; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 6, at the Chapel of Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors. Interment will follow at Corinth Baptist Cemetery. The family will receive friends Friday, April 5, from 5-9 p.m. at the funeral home. Those who wish may sign the on-line guest registry at Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors, 770-914-1414.