Glenn Miller Ellis of Dexter, son of the late Calva and Dorothy Terrien Ellis, was born in Mexico, Missouri on June 16, 1924, and passed away at the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter, Missouri on May 11, 2016, at the age of 91 years, 10 months and 25 days.
Mr. Ellis had lived in Arizona and Moline, Illinois before moving to Dexter in 1970. He was a retired machinist at Noranda Aluminum.
He first married Alberta Pauline Teeters, she preceded him in death. He was married to Shelby Dean Brown in Moline, Illinois and she preceded him in death.
Surviving are one daughter, Debbie Henderson of Dexter, Missouri; two sons, David Ellis of Moline, Illinois, Rodger Ellis of Dexter, Missouri; 7 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; one brother, John Hankins of Moline, Illinois; and one sister, Karen Waite of Iowa. Other relatives and many friends also survive. He was preceded in death by one son, Lenn Ray Ellis; five brothers, Cecil & Gordon Ellis, Bill, Kilmer & Melton Anderson; and one sister, Janet Hankins.
Graveside services will be held on Saturday, May 14, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. at the Sadlers Chapel Cemetery in Dexter, Missouri with Rev. Kenneth Biggs of Dexter, Missouri officiating.
Interment will follow in the Sadlers Chapel Cemetery in Dexter, Missouri with Watkins & Sons Funeral Service of Dexter, Missouri in charge of arrangements.