St. John's Cemetery Individual Record

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Clyde Thomas Ellis
(July 5, 1941 -- April 24, 1996)

Section: 57
Space: 10
Lot: 17
Parents: Thelma Adkison and Clyde Porter Ellis
Occupation: Government
Owner: Bush-Crain

Clyde Thomas Ellis, 54, of Garden Grove, CA, died Wednesday, April 24, 1996, in Garden Grove.  Mr. Ellis graduated from Escambia High School and served four years in the U.S. Air Force with assignments at Thule Air Force Base in Greeland and Vanderberg Air Force Base in California.  He remained in California working for McDonnell-Douglas Transit Department (OCTD).  After retirement from OCTD in 1993, he worked in security at the Garden Grove Elks Lodge B.P.O.E. No. 1952.  Mr. Ellis was preceded in death by his father, Clyde Porter Ellis in 1961 and his stepfather, J. Claude Adkison in 1995.  Survivors include two daughters, April Ellis and Vanessa Mann and husband, Raley, all of Sebastapol, CA; mother, Thelma Adkinson; brother, Gene Ellis and wife, Lorraine; stepbrother, Ron Adkison and wife, Margie, all of Pensacola; stepsister, Betty Wood and husband, Ken, of Nacogdoches, TX; aunt, Inez Crain and aunt and uncle, Hazel and Frank Watson, all of  Pensacola; loving cousins,  Pat Watson and husband, Hugh, of Coronado, CA, Archie Crain and wife Sue, Susan Citron and husband, Burt, all of Pensacola, Sharon LeBrou and husband, Joe, of Albany, NY, and Marsha Ellis and husband, Dick, of Birmingham, AL; and a dear friend, Martha Castle of Bosworth, Mo.  Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Monday, May 6, 1996, in Harper-Morris Chapel with the Rev. Bill Santo officiating.  Burial will be in St. John's Cemetery.  Harper-Morris Memorial Chapel is in charge of arrangements.  Friends may call at the funeral home from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday.  In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Library Fund, First Baptist Church, 500 N. Palafox St., Pensacola, FL 32501, or to a charity of choice.  Pallbearers will be Burt Citron, Sean Ellis, Bob Johnson, David LeBrou, Larry Oberhausen, Peter Rice, Michael Shockley, Ron Adkison and John Zambie.