Mr. Jarrett “Jerry” Lamar Ellis, 77, who lived on Hungry Valley Way in Dalton for 56 years, passed away Saturday, April 20, 2013, at Hamilton Medical Center.
He was the son of the late Gretchen and Gault Ellis of Dalton and was preceded in death by his mother-in-law and father-in-law, Flossie and Howard Joyce, also of Dalton.
Jerry is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Peggy Joyce Ellis of the residence; daughter and son-in-law, Debbie and Fred Foster of Chatsworth; sons and daughters-in-law, Mike and Connie Ellis and Tommy and Sue Smith, all of Dalton; also two special daughters, Ashley Wilcox and Brittany Wilcox, both of Dalton; eight grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
Services will be Monday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Love Funeral Home with the Rev. Chuck Harmon officiating.
Burial will be in United Memorial Gardens.
The family will receive friends at Love Funeral Home today from 2 to 7 p.m.
Words of comfort may be sent to the family at www.lovefuneralhomega.com.
Love Funeral Home, 1402 N. Thornton Ave., Dalton (across from Hamilton Medical Center), is in charge of arrangements.