|Birth: ||Sep. 2, 1913|
|Death: ||Feb. 21, 1973|
Services for Lesley Forrest Ellis, 50 of 1404 E. Highland will be at 2:30 p.m. today at Gaskill Funeral Chapel with Rev. Ron Gadberry officiating. Interment will be at New Hope Baptist Church Cemetery in Bethel. Mr. Ellis was born September 2, 1913 in Kiefer. He later moved to Shawnee in 1918 and remained.
Surviors include his mother, Mattie Ellis of Independence Manner Nursing Home, and his biological child, Robert Allen Ellis.
The above was information out of the Shawnee News-Star.
Robert went on to marry Tonya Sue Roberts, and out of this union came three daughters; Tammy Lynn (Ellis) Hasbell,and twins; Kimberly Sue (Ellis) Graham and Timberly Nan (Ellis) Young. The following grandchildren followed; Shelby Linda Sue Young, Tilson Cord Allen Young, Asa Levi Ellis, Renee Lynn Hasbell, Amy Sarah Hasbell and Richard Farrell "Ricky" Graham III.
None of us grand children got to know our grandpa, However I've have learned that he worked in the oil fields of Oklahoma and enjoyed fishing.
Anna Hazel Ellis (1916 - 1989)*
Note: The little boy in the photo is Robert's grandson Ricky Graham III (my son) at his great grandpa's headstone Memorial Day 2010
New Hope Cemetery
Plot: almost right in the center of the cemetery
Created by: Kimberly Graham
Record added: Sep 11, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 29731917