On Friday, Feb. 21, 2014, Ellis Cantrell slipped away quietly to reunite with loved ones who had gone on before him. Ellis was born to the late Virgil and Irene Cantrell in Cleveland, Ga. on Dec. 17, 1938. Ellis was educated in the Gainesville Public School System. He attended both Fair Street School and Lanier Technical College. Ellis was honorably discharged after serving in the United States Army. He worked for AT&T, previously Western Electric, for more than 20 years.
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He leaves to cherish his precious memories his devoted, caring wife of 55 years, Dora Nell; daughter, Celeste Cantrell Strickland (Curtis); daughter, Candice Cantrell; son, Carlos Cantrell.
Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014, at St. Paul United Methodist Church, 705 Summit St., Gainesville, GA 30501 at 1 p.m. The family will receive visitors on Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014, at Wimberly Funeral Home at 325 Summit St., Gainesville, GA 30501 between 7-8 p.m.
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Published in gainesvilletimes.com on Feb. 26, 2014