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3054 Hwy 80 West
Morton, MS 39117
Phone: (601)-732-3624
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Rodger  Ellis

Rodger Dale Ellis

Friday, June 29th, 1956 - Thursday, October 31st, 2019
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Mr. Rodger Dale Ellis, age 63, passed away on Thursday October 31, 2019 at Rush Foundation Hospital in Meridian, MS. Visitation will be held on Sunday November 3, 2019 from 3:00PM until 6:00PM at Wolf Funeral Services in Morton. A second visitation is scheduled for Monday November 4, 2019 from 10:00AM until 10:50AM at Linwood Baptist Church in Philadelphia. Funeral Services will be held on Monday November 6, 2019 at 11:00AM at Linwood Baptist Church with Rev. Aaron Wood officiating. Burial will follow in the Linwood Baptist Church Cemetery. Wolf Funeral Services in Morton is in charge of the arrangements.
Born on June 29, 1956, Rodger had lived in Meridian for the last three years. Before that, he resided in the Newton and Philadelphia area. Rodger loved to whittle, enjoyed hunting, fishing and work in general. He never met a stranger and enjoyed making people laugh. Most of all, Rodger loved his children, grandchildren and dog Bouncer unconditionally.
Rodger is survived by his significant other of 20 years, Vickie Lanter; his children, Bobbie Barnes (Greg) of Pulaski, Patrick Ellis of Chunky, Mathew Ellis (Brittany) of Union, Joshua Sam Ellis of Union and Rodger Dale Ellis, Jr. (Amanda) of Sunrise; step children, Amber Page, Josh Lanter and Laura Rutenburg all of Gulfport; siblings, William Ellis (Nancy) of Carthage, Gail Baldwin of Raleigh, and Teresa Putnam (David) of Forest; 11 grandchildren and 6 step grandchildren. Rodger is preceded in death by his grandparents, Sam and Clyda Savelle as well as Henry and Lena Ellis; parents, Morris and Bobbie Jean Savelle; and his wife, Terry Ellis.
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  • Visitation

    Sunday, November 3rd, 2019 | 3:00pm - 6:00pm
    Sunday, November 3rd, 2019 3:00pm - 6:00pm
    Wolf Funeral Services
    3054 Hwy. 80 West
    MORTON, MS 39117
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  • Second Visitation

    Monday, November 4th, 2019 | 10:00am - 10:45am
    Monday, November 4th, 2019 10:00am - 10:45am
    Linwood Baptist Church
    11980 Road 325
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  • Service

    Monday, November 4th, 2019 | 11:00am
    Monday, November 4th, 2019 11:00am
    Linwood Baptist Church
    11980 Road 325
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Bro. Aaron Wood
  • Interment

    Linwood Baptist Church Cemetery


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