January 17, 2021, 76, Goldsboro –
Wesley Lynn Ellis, 76, passed away Sunday, January 17, 2021 at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. Born in Madison County, Tennessee on July 1, 1944, he was the son of the late James Lester Ellis and Oma Lee Scott Ellis.
Wesley was a member of Stevens Chapel Baptist Church in Smithfield where he was a part of the Jolly Elders Group and enjoyed traveling with them.
Services will be held in Tennessee.
Wesley is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Renee and Chris Cox of Goldsboro; son and daughter-in-law, Randal and Carolyn Ellis of Conover; four grandchildren, Elijah Wesley Ellis, Savannah Faith Ellis, Scarlett Grace Ellis and Alexis Brie Cox (Brian O’Connor); and a sister, Linda Simmons.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 55 years, Peggy Ann Williams Ellis and a brother, Leslie Ellis.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Jolly Elders Group at Stevens Chapel Baptist Church, 2850 Stevens Chapel Road, Smithfield, NC 27577.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.seymourfuneralhome.com.