Don Ellison, 82, passed away on July 5, 2020, surrounded by loved ones. He was born on August 26, 1937, in Jonesboro, Arkansas, to the home of Clarence and Ruth Ellison.
Don loved to fish, play the casinos, and spend time with his family. He is known for never meeting a stranger.
Don is survived by his wife of 55 years, Pat; daughter and son-in-law Donald and Clarissa Gordon of Gun Barrel City, Texas; son and daughter-in-law Dwayne and Carrie Ellison of Gun Barrel City, Texas; granddaughter and grandson-in-law Jeff and Ashlee Murphy of Eustace, Texas, granddaughter Tiffany Anthony of Athens, Texas, and granddaughter Stormie Ellison of Gun Barrel City, Texas; great-granddaughters ShayLynn Murphy and Letty Murphy of Eustace, Texas; and sister and brother-in law Donald and Betty LaFarlette of Fort Smith, Arkansas; and brother-in-laws Larry Forester, Dale Forester, and Rick Forester; and sister-in-law Virginia Ramey.
He is preceded in death by his mother Ruth James; father Clarence Ellison; uncle JuJu; and aunt Jenny.