Neely Ellis

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Dr. Neely Joe Ellis, 87, of The Woodlands, TX, passed away on September 10, 2013. He was born in Higgins, TX, July 7, 1926, the son of Neely Bryan (Pinky) Ellis and Erle Fletcher Ellis. After serving in the United States Navy, Dr. Ellis married Betty Jean Hoggatt on January 21, 1950. He went on to graduate from Baylor College of Medicine in 1953 and began his career in Pampa, TX, after completing a general surgical residency. Over his 50 years of practice he continued his education by completing several specialty residencies as well as attending Emory Law School. His passion for music led him to train as an operatic tenor and perform in several musicals in community theater. Dr. Ellis is survived by his wife of 64 years, Betty and their children Kaye Moreaux, Gregg Ellis, Jo Lynne Beverly and Sheri Hayes, 8 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren and one great grandchild.


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