April 5, 2021
Michael Wayne “Mike” Ellis age 67 died Sunday, April 4, 2021, at his residence in Columbus.
A graveside service will be held Tuesday, April 6, 2021, at 4:00 PM at Friendship Cemetery with Minister Tim Gentle officiating. Visitation will be held Tuesday from 3:30 PM until service time at the cemetery.
Mike was born on July 10, 1954, in Columbus to Gillman Egan and Martha McDonald Ellis, Jr. He worked at Ellis Tractor Company and Columbus Engine Rebuilders, before becoming a carpenter.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Jeanette Young Ellis; and his brothers, Gillman E. Ellis, III and Joe Ellis.
Survivors include son, Gary Matthew Ellis; parents, Gillman E. “Mike” Ellis, Jr. and Martha McDonald Ellis; sister, Martha Ellis “Marty” Clark; brother, John Mark Ellis; step-daughters, Angie Wheat O’Daniel and Kim Wheat; and former wife, Ellen Bowles and her son, Drew Hoyt.