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418 North 13th Street
P.O. Box 1557
Corsicana, TX 75110
Phone: 903-874-3755
Fax: 903-874-5621
Verlene Ellis

Verlene Leona Ellis (Taylor)

Saturday, May 20th, 1922 - Tuesday, October 1st, 2019
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Verlene Leona Taylor Ellis, age 97, went to her heavenly home on October 1, 2019. If you knew Mrs. Verlene, then you know she is rejoicing with pride to finally be home.

Verlene was born May 20, 1922 and was raised in the Dawson area and was a long time beautician in Corsicana. She was a forever member of the First Baptist Church in Corsicana where she taught years of Sunday school, sang vibrantly in many Living Christmas Tree programs, and some knew her as the picture lady. She was a devoted Christian and spent her life witnessing and loving the Lord.

Verlene is preceded in death by her husband Atlas Lee Ellis (Ellis Studio/Ellis Charolais), her parents Alva & Maud Taylor, her brothers Coy Taylor and Olin Taylor of Massachusetts.

She is survived by one son John Ellis of Corsicana, one grandson John Ellis II (Amber) of Mexia, two granddaughters Julie Ellis Waller (Darrell) of Corsicana and Taryn Ellis Burleson (Jeremy) of McKinney. She was a loving great grandmother to Clay, Callie, John III, Skylar, and Lantz. She is also survived by many special nieces, nephews, and Taylor made cousins who loved her very much.

Visitation with the family will be held on Sunday, October 6, 2019 from 2:00 to 3:00 P.M. in the Corley Funeral Home Chapel with services immediately following at 3:00 P.M. with Dr. Danny P. Reeves officiating. Serving as pallbearers will be John Ellis II, John Ellis III, Darrell Waller, Clay Waller, Ken Taylor and Preston Bonner. Honorary pallbearers will be Don Sykes and Doug Scroggins. Interment will follow in Dawson Cemetery.

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  • Visitation

    Sunday, October 6th, 2019 | 2:00pm - 3:00pm
    When
    Sunday, October 6th, 2019 2:00pm - 3:00pm
    Location
    Corley Funeral Home
    Address
    418 North 13th Street
    CORSICANA, TX 75110
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  • Service

    Sunday, October 6th, 2019 | 3:00pm
    When
    Sunday, October 6th, 2019 3:00pm
    Location
    Corley Funeral Home Chapel
    Address
    418 North 13th Street
    CORSICANA, TX 75110
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    Officiant
    Dr. Danny P. Reeves
  • Interment

    Location
    Dawson Cemetery
    Address
    Texas Spur 263
    DAWSON, TX 76639
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bsbdutch@yahoo.com

Posted at 12:45pm
Verlene was always an encourager. I treasure the times we sang together in choir and the Living Christmas Tree.
I know Verlene is singing with the angels in Heaven now. Barbara Honea
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Glenda Snd Walter Boyd

Posted at 12:06pm
Vertebrae was the very first person at FBC to invite me to join the choir. I sang in several Christmas Trees with her and loved her pictures she took of church functions. See you again in Heaven one of these day.s dear friend.
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Margaret McLain

Posted at 08:23am
What a special lady Velene was to anyone who met her. Condolences to the family. Your special jewel is with her Savior and Lord.
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Terry Taylor

Posted at 07:41pm
We have beautiful memories of our beautiful cousin and know she has already joined heavens choir. She was a favorite of ours and when we would get together it always involved a vaudeville type of music and witty shows. She brought joy and laughter wherever she went. She will be sorely missed but eternally loved. We love you Verlene and look forward to seeing you and other loved ones when we join you. Arlene and Terry Taylor
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Shelly matthews kendall

Posted at 06:45pm
sorry for your loss she was a great person will be missed
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