Ellis A. BLUE

Ellis A. Blue

LITHONIA, GA - Ellis A. Blue departed this life on Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013.

He was born Dec. 9, 1976, in Springfield, Ill., the son of Minnie Blue.

He was a member of the Hillcrest Church of Christ in Decatur, Ga. He worked as a Security Guard and Special Education Assistant in Georgia.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Ellis and Jessie Mae Blue, and two aunts, Hazel Boyd and Sarah Blue.

Ellis leaves to cherish his memory, his mother, Minnie Blue Bond of Springfield; a daughter, Cherry L. S. Blue of Chicago; wife, Angela Blue of Lithonia, Ga.; stepdaughter, Adriah Blue of Lithonia, Ga.; four brothers: Carlos (Tanika) Jones, Wilbert Jones-Blue, William Blue and Langon Blue all of Springfield; two sisters, Yourlanda (Henry Earl) Hill and Aundrea Perry Blue both of Springfield; six nephews; five nieces; six great-nephews and -nieces; grandparents, John and Clara Madison of Arizona; goddaughter, Dontarianna Boyd of Springfield; two uncles, Bobby Blue and Jimmy Blue both of Boston, Mass.; four aunts: Odessa Gamble and Nita Blue of Springfield, and Jessie Faye Huggins and Linda Blue of Boston, Mass.; and a host of cousins, other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013, at New Hope Baptist Church, 1440 E. Edwards St., Springfield, IL 62703. Visitation will begin at 10 a.m. with the service following at 11 a.m. Interment will be at Oak Ridge Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, and at the family's request, please send memorial donations to Walker Funeral Services.