Wendell Wilkie (Winky) Ellis

Born in Nashville, TN on October 26, 1940

Departed on January 2, 2021 and resided in Portland, TN

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Age 80 years. He was retired from Dupont in Old Hickory where he worked for 35 years. He was preceded in death by his father, Howard Ellis Sr., and mother, Berta Lee Wilson Ellis, two sons, Wendell (Bink) and Bryan. He was married to Linda Rowlette Hall. He was a 32nd degree mason and past master. He was a past member of the Al Menah Temple Shrine horse patrol. He was also in the Scottish Rites for 33 years. He loved the outdoors and was an avid fisherman and Duck Hunter. He is survived by his wife Linda, and stepdaughter Tiffany Hall, his brothers Howard, Richard (Rick) and sister Johnnie Rose (Susie), grandchildren, great grandchildren, several cousins, nieces and nephews. There will be no public services at this time. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or to Shriner’s Hospital.

5 Comments to Wendell Wilkie (Winky) Ellis

  1. Nancy wilson
    January 5, 2021 9:03 am

    Please let Linda & family know, Joe, Nancy & Shane Wilson and Shannon McMaculey are keeping All of them in our thoughts & prayers. May God give you comfort during this difficult time.

  2. Cheryln Rader
    January 5, 2021 11:33 am

    Bugs – We are so sorry to learn of the passing of Winky. Prayers and love – Jerry and Cheryln (Whitaker) Rader

  3. Howard and Beverly Poff
    January 5, 2021 5:25 pm

    So sorry to here about winky, Linda , Beverly and I send prayers to you and the family , love you Linda call on Beverly and I for anything we can do.

  4. Donna Clark Thomas
    January 7, 2021 10:55 am

    Buggs, Ricky and Susie…..so very sorry for the loss of your brother.

  5. Missie McBroom Cartwright
    January 7, 2021 9:49 pm

    To all the family,
    I remember Winky from when I was little and enjoyed going to be with my cousins.
    I guess the biggest memories were the fish and bird dinners and the music and dancing.
    All of the family have been and will continue to be in my thought and prayers…
    Missie McBroom Cartwright and Family

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