By Hartsville Vidette Staff Reporter

Gary Dale Ellis, age 72, of Dixon Springs, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019 at Kindred Health Care.

He was preceded in death by: parents, James & Ophelia Ellis; brother, Carroll Ellis.

Survivors are: two sons, Shayne (Jolene) Ellis of Hartsville, Stacy (Jenesia) Ellis of Hartsville; four grandchildren, Brock, Hannah Brooke, Taylor & Levi Ellis; brother, Kindall Ellis of Dixon Springs; sister, Effie Watkins of Lebanon.

Funeral services were held in the chapel of Anthony Funeral Home on Thursday, Oct. 31, officiated by Eld. Eddy Gregory and Eld. Junior Dickerson.

Pallbearers were: Brock & Taylor Ellis, Heath Watkins, Dusty & Jared Perkins, James Kennedy, Josh & Cody Barnes.

Interment was in Dixon Springs Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association or Alzheimer’s Tennessee.

Anthony Funeral Home, Inc., 337 McMurry Blvd. E, Hartsville, TN 37074, 615-374-2280, anthonyfhhartsville.com, was in charge of arrangements.