Donald B. Ellis

Donald B. Ellis - age 90, of Holly, died Tuesday, April 27, 2021. Don was born in Flint on February 14, 1931 to Byron and Cornella Ellis. He was a graduate of Flint Central High School and was also a GMI graduate. Don served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War, and he worked for A.C. Spark Plug for over 40 years. He married Beverly Jeffers on April 25, 1952. He was an active member of the First Baptist Church of Holly and a member of the Mt. Holly Ski Patrol. Don loved the outdoors and was an avid Crim runner, a bicyclist, and a lover of donuts. He was proud to have donated 42 gallons of blood to the Red Cross. Surviving are his daughter, D'Arcy (Kevin) Williams; granddaughters, Meagan Turner and Erica Williams (Josh Bordt); three great-grandchildren, Donald, Vivian, Hudson, and the soon to be Everly; and sister, Carolyn Sue Warren (Pastor Robert). He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Paula and Josefine; son, Jeff; granddaughter, Jessica; and grandson-in-law, Matthew Turner. Private graveside committal services, military honors, and burial will be held at 10 AM Monday, May 3, 2021 at Great Lakes National Cemetery, Holly. Those desiring may make memorial contributions to the First Baptist Church of Holly or to the American Red Cross. John 14: 1-6.

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