SARDIS, Ga. - Mrs. Mary Jane Perry Ellison, 48, of Sardis, died Saturday, May 11, 2002, at her residence. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m., Monday, May 13, 2002, at the Corinth Christian Church, Girard, with Rev. Susan Bargeron officiating. Mrs. Ellison will lie in state from 2 p.m., until the time of service. Interment will be at the Corinth Christian Church Cemetery. Mrs. Ellison, a native and life long resident of Burke County. She was a homemaker and a member of Church of Christ. She was a loving mother and will be greatly missed. Survivors include one son, Steven Bradley Purvis, Lithia Springs; mother, Mary Bragg, Girard; three sisters, Inez Parkerson, Sardis, Lois Waller, Sardis, and Linda Hickman, Waynesboro ; three brothers, Jack Perry, Girard, Bill Perry, Girard and Carl Perry, Waynesboro. Pallbearers will be Mark Hayden, Richard Dixon, John Hurst, Winnon Ellison and David Callison. Honorary pallbearers will be Jason Perry, Travis Flakes, Jessie Perry and Kevin Flakes. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m., Sunday evening at DeLoach Funeral Home Inc., 842 Liberty Street, Waynesboro, (706)554-3531.
The Augusta Chronicle May 12, 2002