A funeral service for Mr. Horace W. Ellis will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 5, 2013, at Metropolitan Baptist Church, 1021 Halifax St., Petersburg, the Rev. Lamont Hobbs, pastor, eulogist. Interment to follow at Virginia Veterans Cemetery, Amelia Court House.
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Honorary and active pallbearers are asked to assemble at 10:30 a.m. at the church.
The family will assemble at 10 a.m. at 1319 Halifax St., Petersburg, the day of the service and may be contacted by calling 804-733-7589.
The following name was omitted from the obituary, the Rev. Harold Lee Lewis.
Family members and friends are invited to pay final tribute to Mr. Ellis at www.jmwilkersonsince1874.com.
Funeral arrangements entrusted to the staff of J.M. Wilkerson Funeral Establishment Inc., 102 South Ave., Petersburg, 804-732-8911, www.jmwilkersonsince1874.com.
Published in The Progress-Index on Aug. 4, 2013