JB Ellis Obituary
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JB Ellis

October 1, 1948 - March 17, 2013
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New Bern, NC JB Ellis, 64, of New Bern, passed away March 17, 2013 at CarolinaEast Medical Center. JB is survived by his wife of 40 years, Donna Moore Ellis, three sons, Chris Ellis and wife Cheryl of Appomattox, VA; Mike Ellis of New Bern; David Ellis of Bellevue, WA; two brothers, Pete Ellis of Ernul; John Ellis of Vanceboro; three sisters, Sylvia Jones of Richmond, VA; Vivian Fornes of Ernul; Tiny Shine of W. Columbia, SC; and two grandsons, Matthew and Joshua Ellis. He served our country in the U.S. Navy. He worked for the U.S. Postal Service most of his life, and he was a minister for many years. He was a member of Pleasant...
New Bern, NC

JB Ellis, 64, of New Bern, passed away March 17, 2013 at CarolinaEast Medical Center.

JB is survived by his wife of 40 years, Donna Moore Ellis, three sons, Chris Ellis and wife Cheryl of Appomattox, VA; Mike Ellis of New Bern; David Ellis of Bellevue, WA; two brothers, Pete Ellis of Ernul; John Ellis of Vanceboro; three sisters, Sylvia Jones of Richmond, VA; Vivian Fornes of Ernul; Tiny Shine of W. Columbia, SC; and two grandsons, Matthew and Joshua Ellis.

He served our country in the U.S. Navy. He worked for the U.S. Postal Service most of his life, and he was a minister for many years. He was a member of Pleasant Acres FWB Church. JB was a Duke, NY Yankees and Carolina Panthers fan. He enjoyed golf, history, and spending time with his family. He is preceded in death by his parents, Henry and Mary Ellis, two brothers, Leland and Linwood Ellis, a sister, Lois Ellis and a granddaughter, Amanda Ellis.

Visitation will be from 6:00-8:00 pm Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at Cotten Funeral Home. Services will be held at 2:00 pm Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at the funeral home with Rev. Scott Coghill and Rev. Kenneth Dixon officiating. Burial will follow at Greenleaf Memorial Park.

Online condolences may be made to the Ellis family at www.cottenfuneralhome.com

"I am so so sorry to hear of Pastor Ellis passing. I used to attend his church in Jacksonville years ago. Ms. Donna I am not sure you remember me but your..." Debbie Beasley (Jacksonville, NC)

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