ELLIS, Dessa Jane of St. Petersburg, Florida, passed away on Sunday, March 28, 2021, at the age of 100. She was born in Blount County, Tennessee and moved to St. Petersburg at the age of 6. She graduated from St. Petersburg High School and Troy University. She was a civilian employee of the United States Air Force for 34 years, a dedicated volunteer for animal rescue fostering 19 dogs, and a generous donor to many charitable organizations. Jane was also an active and devoted member of her church family. Jane is preceded in death by her parents, two brothers, and a sister. She is survived by her loving family and many friends. Donations in her memory may be made to an animal rescue organization or a charity of your choice
. A Memorial service will be held at a later date. Memorial Park Funeral Home
Published by Tampa Bay Times on Apr. 11, 2021.