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Donna Ellis

Donna Ellis

Thursday, June 17th, 1937 Wednesday, December 12th, 2018

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Obituary for Donna Ellis

Donna Estes Ellis, age 81, of Clarksville, passed away on Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at Clarksville Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
A Celebration of Life will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, December 14, 2018 at Forest Street United Methodist Church with Rev. Sonny Kim officiating. Burial will follow at Greenwood Cemetery.
The Ellis family will receive friends Friday from 12 p.m. until the hour of service at the church.
Donna entered into this life on June 17, 1937 daughter of the late Rollie and Martha Lamb Estes. She was a member of Forest Street United Methodist Church. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Carl T. Ellis.
Survivors include her daughters, Debra (Dale) Francis, and Patti (Rick) Phipps; grandchildren, Quinten Phipps, Wesley Phipps, Jacob Phipps, Parker Francis, Jessica Harrison, Becky (Allen) Rassas, and five great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Forest Street United Methodist Church, 416 Church Street, Clarksville, TN 37040.
Condolences may be made online at www.NaveFuneralHomes.com.

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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Friday, December 14th, 2018 | 12:00pm - 2:00pm
    Forest St. United Methodist Church
    416 Church St.
    Friday, December 14th, 2018
    12:00pm - 2:00pm
  • Service

    Friday, December 14th, 2018 | 2:00pm
    Forest St. United Methodist Church
    416 Church St.
    Friday, December 14th, 2018
  • Interment

    Greenwood Cemetery
    Greenwood Ave.

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Alexandra Dale

So blessed to have known her. She definitely helped make me a better person and she will be missed!
Comment | Posted at 03:19pm via Condolence

Kim McCormack

So Sorry to hear about Aunt Donna. She was such a sweet person. Prayers and hugs for you all. Love Kim McCormack and Family
Comment | Posted at 12:50pm via Condolence

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