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Chester Ray Ellison

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Chester Ray Ellsion, 57, of Alamogordo, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2008. Chet was born March 9, 1951, in Alamogordo to Arthur Ellison and Helen (Jergens) Black.
Chet graduated from Alamogordo High School in 1969. Chet was a very sweet and compassionate person and loved his family with all his heart and soul and cherished every friend he made. He was loved and was known for his kind heart and sense of humor. Chet never met a stranger; he will always be missed.
Survivors include his children Christopher Ellison and Tina Black, of Fort Worth, Texas, and Kyle Ellison, of Orlando, Fla.; one grandchild, Jessica Black; mother, Gertrude Ellsion; three sisters, Elaine Chestnut and husband, Milton, and Theda M. Harshey and husband, Gene, of Alamogordo, and Vi Arnold-Hernandez and husband, Paul, of San Antonio; two brothers, Stan Cox and wife, Jan, of Capitan; and step-brother Buddy Van Winkle and wife, Ann, of Hope; and very special friend Shana Bejarano, of Las Cruces. He was loved for his sense of humor and kind, kind heart.
He was preceded in death by his father, Arthur Ellison, and mother, Helen Black.
Graveside services will be held at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2008, at Monte Vista Cemetery with Stan Cox officiating.
The Ellison family has entrusted their loved one to the care of Alamogordo Funeral Home to direct the funeral services. 

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Published in Alamogordo Daily News from Nov. 30 to Dec. 16, 2008
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