George W. Ellison, age 94 of Ten Mile, Tennessee went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday March 3, 2010 at his residence. He was born in Meigs County, TN and a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church. A veteran of WWII and a recipient of the Purple Heart. He retired from T.V.A. in 1977. He is preceded in death by his parents, William and Adline Lemons Ellison. Five Sisters, Maggie Daniels, Sally Letner, Mandie Letner, Mammie Carter and Lennie Walden, four brothers, Sam Ellison, Charlie Ellison, John Ellison and Luke Ellison. Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Mary Curnutt Ellison of Ten Mile Son, Chuck Ellison of Ten Mile, Daughter Judy, and son-in-law, Voice "Bud" Everett, Jr. of Decatur, Two grandsons, Bryon Everett of Knoxville, and Greg Everett of Cleveland, Three great grandchildren, and one sister-in-law, Ruth Ellison of Ten Mile. Funeral services are 2:00 p.m. Friday March 5, 2010 at Bowers Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Curtis Porter and Rev. Rick Duncan officiating. Interment will follow in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Ten Mile, TN Pallbearers will be grandsons and nephews. The family will receive friends from 5-8 p.m. on Thursday March 4, 2010 at the funeral home The lieu of flowers the family request that donations be made to the Amedisys Hospice of Athens, and Athens Regional Cancer Center of Cleveland and Athens.
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