Mr. Seab Jackson Ellis, Sr.
Mr. Seab Jackson Ellis, Sr., 91, of Georgetown, Georgia, died Sunday, January 17, 2021, at Jack Houston Memorial Hospital in Phenix City, Alabama.
Graveside services were held Wednesday, January 20, 2021, at 10 A.M., in the Georgetown Cemetery. Dr. Kermit Soileau officiated with Chapman Funeral Home directing. The family requests memorial contributions be made to the Georgetown Baptist Church or to the Georgetown Cemetery.
Born June 5, 1929 in Quitman County, Georgia, Mr. Ellis was the son of the late George E. and Johnnie Whitfield Beard Ellis. Seab was a lifelong member of Georgetown Baptist Church where he served as a deacon. He was a proud Army veteran of the Korean Conflict. Seab retired after 42 years with the Georgia Department of Agriculture. He also owned Ellis Brothers Co., Inc., a local logging, farming, and oil business. Seab was a freemason for over 50 years. Having a passion for gardening, Seab loved to share his home-grown vegetables with friends and family. Seab and his wife Eloise were happily married for over 67 years. The family would like to thank Eugene Richardson, Mattie Glover, and Faye Clemons for their selfless assistance to Seab. They would also like to thank Betty Ellis, Mark Campbell, and Marilyn Hendrix for providing transportation to and from many doctor's visits.
Survivors include his wife of 68 years: Eloise Ellis of Georgetown, Georgia; 1 son: Jack (Donna) Ellis of Georgetown, Georgia; 1 daughter: Malinda (Tom) Reagin of Lilburn, Georgia; 9 grandchildren: Whitney (Cabot) Raymond, Vicki Ellis, Tom Price, Shae Fillingim, Mendi (John) Jones, Christina Price, Andy Reagin, Ed (Katie) Reagin, Sarah (Derek) Clemmensen; 8 great grandchildren; 1 brother: Will (Barbara) Ellis of Georgetown, Georgia; 1 sister-in-law: Delores (Kenneth) Walker of Eufaula, Alabama.