Chief Ellis Calvin Weatherford, Sr

Chief Ellis Calvin Weatherford, Sr

Blythe, Richmond County, Georgia, USA
Death 7 Feb 1998 (aged 73)
Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, USA
Burial Fort Benning, Muscogee County, Georgia, USA
Memorial ID 22130601 · View Source
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MANCHESTER, Ga. -- Mr. Ellis Calvin Weatherford Sr., 73, died Saturday, Feb. 7, 1998, at Emory University Hospital, Atlanta.

Graveside services were Monday in Main Post Cemetery, Fort Benning, with the Rev. James W. Blount officiating.

Mr. Weatherford, a native of Blythe, was retired from the Navy as a senior chief petty officer. He was also retired from Goody Products as a regional maintenance engineer. He was a member of Ansantawae Masonic Lodge No. 89, Ancient Free and Accepted Masons, Milford, Conn. He was a Baptist and a Shriner.

Survivors include his wife, Gladys Collins Weatherford; one son, Ellis Weatherford Jr., Montreal; three daughters, Gayle Panter and Joan Sammond, both of Lawrenceville, and Linda Panattoni, Santa Clarita, Calif.; one sister, Lois Johnson, Hephzibah; and five grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Sammy Waller, Billy Farris, Mike Sammond, Wendell Ward, Clifford Hendricks and Ellis Weatherford Jr.

Smith-Steele-Meadows Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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