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Obituaries for October 21, 2010

Thursday, October 21, 2010

Claude "Carl" Ellison, 76, of Dyersburg, died Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2010 at The Med Burn Unit in Memphis.

He was a retired truck driver.

A memorial service will be at 6:30 p.m. Friday in the chapel of Johnson-Williams Funeral Home with the Rev. Johnny Michael officiating.

The family will receive visitors at 4 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Survivors include his wife, Juanita Louise Ellison of Dyersburg; two daughters, Elaine Chandler and friend, Chuck, of Braden, Fla. and Shelia East and husband, Don, of Dyersburg; two sons, Don Bailey and wife, Sally, of Burlington, Wis. and James Carl Ellison and wife, Joanne, of Dyersburg; two brothers, William Ellison of Chicago, Ill. and Marvin Ellison of Kenton; a stepbrother, Roy Lee Ellison and wife, Shirley, of Martin; 14 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Tad and Florence Annie James Ellison; and two brothers.

The family requests that any memorials be directed to The Med Burn Unit, 877 Jefferson St., Memphis, TN 38103.

You may sign online condolences at johnson-williamsfuneralhome. com.