Mr. Ellis James Kirk Sr., 76, a resident of Tallassee, AL, died Saturday, November 18, 2012. Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, November 24, 2012, at 12:00 PM from Rehoboth Baptist Church, Rev. Kenneth Bozeman Officiating. Burial will follow in the Churchyard Cemetery. Hillside Mortuary Directing. He leaves to cherish his memory a loving and devoted wife of 54 years, Mary Lois Kirk; six sons, Daniel (Melanie) Brown, James Brown, Mack Kirt, Ellis (Yolanda) Kirt, Jr., Lorenzo Kirt and Darrell Humphrey; three daughters, Bettie (Willie) Turner, Lille Kirk and Brenda Kirt; one brother Steven (Lucy) Kirt; three sisters, Kizzie Griffin, Georgia Mae Collins and Barbara Lovejoy; sisters-in-law; Elizabeth Griffin, Annie Lee Jackson, Bettye (James) Tucker, Zenolia Barker, Henrietta Kirk, and Martha Kirk; God Sons, Alphonso Kirt and Jerome Kirt; twenty-three grandchildren; seventeen great-grandchildren; a host of cousins, nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

Published in the Montgomery Advertiser from Nov. 20 to Nov. 23, 2012