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{March 8, 1951 - March 24, 2016}

MICHAEL GLENN ELLIS, 65, passed from this life on Thursday, March 24, 2016. Michael was born March 8, 1951. He graduated from Westwood High School in 1969. He retired after 42 years with Illinois Central, later Canadian National Railway. Mr. Ellis was a U.S. Army Vietnam Veteran. He enjoyed golfing, hunting, fishing and gardening and was a big fan of University of Memphis Tiger Basketball.

Survivors include his wife, Fay McKinnie Ellis of Hernando; daughter, Lily Ellis (Billy Brooks) of Hernando; sons, Phillip Ellis of Hernando and Ross Ellis of Hernando; brother, Ben Ward Ellis of Walls; grandchildren, Madison Fay Brooks and Mallory June Brooks. He was preceded in death by his brother, Harvey Powell Ellis; sisters, Lillian Modena Rowland and Peggy Ellis.

The family received friends at a catered reception from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. Wednesday at Hernando Funeral Home. Funeral services held 12 noon Thursday at Hernando Funeral Home Chapel and interment followed in West Tennessee Veterans Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Hernando Funeral Home. (662) 429-5260