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James Everett Ellington
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Birth: Dec. 31, 1916
Gaston County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Aug. 31, 2013
Gaston County
North Carolina, USA

CHERRYVILLE ~ James Everett Ellington, 96, was a son of the late Joseph R. Ellington and Lyda S. Ellington. He was preceded in death by his wife, Virginia Stroup Ellington, his brothers; Alfred P. Ellington, Boyce W. Ellington and Joel P. Ellington; as well as his sister Uldea Cone, and son-in-law Alvin Moretz.
He will be remembered as a loving husband, father, grandfather, uncle and respected pillar of the community.
Everett received a degree from Guyers Business College in Charlotte. He retired after 44 years of service as Director of Purchasing from Carolina Freight Carriers Corporation of Cherryville receiving a Distinguished Service Award. He enjoyed extensive travel throughout the world with his late wife of 40 years, Virginia Stroup Ellington.
Everett served his country in the US Army during WWII in Okinawa as company clerk although he was trained as a tank driver.
Interment in St. John's Lutheran Church Cemetery with military honors provided by Cherryville American Legion.
Stamey-Cherryville Funeral Home is serving the family of Mr. Ellington.

Published in Gaston Gazette on September 20, 2013 
Family links: 
  Joseph Rudolph Ellington (1893 - 1981)
  Lydia Skidmore Ellington (1896 - 1991)
  Virginia Stroup Ellington (1919 - 1981)
  James Everett Ellington (1916 - 2013)
  Alfred P. Ellington (1918 - 2007)*
  Walter Boyce Ellington (1921 - 1944)*
  Joel Pinkney Ellington (1922 - 2009)*
*Calculated relationship
Saint Johnís Lutheran Church Cemetery
Gaston County
North Carolina, USA
Created by: Sue Leitzsey Bradley
Record added: Sep 20, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 117362536
James Everett Ellington
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 Added: Sep. 20, 2013

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