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A Celebration of Vernell Ellis’s Life, age 76, of Jasper, Texas, will be 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, May 26, 2020 at Stringer & Griffin Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation will be from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m., Monday, May 25, 2020 at Stringer & Griffin Funeral Home in Jasper.

A native and lifelong resident of Jasper, Texas, she enjoyed spending time with family and cooking. She was the Chief Financial Officer of First National Bank in Jasper and Livingston, Texas.

She is survived by her husband, Billy Ray Ellis of Jasper, Texas; sons Denny and wife Lana Ellis, and Wayne and wife Jamie Ellis all of Jasper TX and brother, Archie Dean Harris and wife Rita of San Antonio, TX and seven grandchildren, Jenni & Jeremy Primrose, David McCollister, Justin Ellis, Cody Ellis, Jeni & T.J. Smith, Jessica & Daniel Spivey, Kaycee & Nick Woods; and sixteen great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Archie and Melvern Harris, and brother Roy Dale Harris.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Ebenezer Cemetery, 12668 RR 255 West, Jasper, Texas 75951.

Services are under the direction of Stringer & Griffin Funeral Home of Jasper.