MSgt James "Tex" Elledge, USAF (Ret)
May 28, 1932 - January 23, 2014
Warner Robins, GA- James "Tex" Elledge, 81, entered into rest on Thursday, January 23, 2014.
Tex was born on May 28, 1932 in Montague, Texas. He joined the U.S. Air Force at a young age retiring with the rank of Master Sergeant and twenty-eight years of honorable service. Tex was a resident of Warner Robins since 1995, however served his first and last assignments at Robins Air Force Base. Blessed with the "gift of gab," Tex enjoyed sharing stories with family and friends. He was always there to assist others when needed.
His wife of fifty-five years, Dorothy J. Brinkley Elledge; son, James I. Elledge, Jr.; parents, William Paul and Edna Cook Elledge; and sisters, Alice Mattilene Moreland and Nancy Ann Labowski, preceded him in death.
His memory will forever be treasured by his loving children, Margaret Carolyn Pickles (Robert) of Mansfield, Texas and Donald G. Elledge (Jennie) of Riverview, Florida; six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; brothers, William P. Elledge, Jr. of Breckenridge, Texas and John Hiarm Elledge of Odessa, Texas; and several adoring nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be Tuesday, January 28, 2014, from 12:30 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. at McCullough Funeral Home. Funeral services will follow at 2:00 p.m. in the chapel of McCullough Funeral Home. Interment will immediately follow at Macon Memorial Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be given to the
- Central Georgia Affiliates, 277 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, Suite 101, Macon, GA 31201.
Go to www.mcculloughfh.com to sign the Online Registry for the family. McCullough Funeral Home and Crematory has charge of arrangements.
Published in The Telegraph on Jan. 25, 2014