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Franklin D. Ellis

March 29, 1936 — September 22, 2016

Franklin D. Ellis, 80, of Cleveland passed away Thursday, September 22, 2016 at his home. He was member of Goblers Knob Church of God in Whitfield County, GA, where he also served as the pastor.  He was retired from Brown Stove Works with over 25 years of service.


He was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Jean Shaw Ellis; parents, Asberry and Emmiline Hicks Ellis; two brothers, Tom Ellis and Gary Ellis and two sisters, Rene Carden and Edith Bullard.


He is survived by two brothers, Alvin Ellis and wife, Hazel of Tellico and Albert Ellis and wife, Barbara of Cleveland.  Several nieces and nephews also survive.


The funeral will be conducted Monday, September 26, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. in the chapel of Fike-Randolph & Son Funeral Home with Pastor Ed Henderson, Ben Clayton and Eddie Scott officiating. Interment will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens.


His family will receive friends from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 25, 2016 at the funeral home.


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Monday, September 26, 2016

Starts at 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Fike-Randolph & Son Funeral Home

2415 North Ocoee Street, Cleveland, TN 37311

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