Kenneth B. Ellis, age 59, of Trent, Texas passed away March 27, 2011, at his residence with his loved ones around him.Â Â Â
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, March 29, 2011, at Lamar Street Baptist Church with Rev. Jerry Payne officiating.Â Burial will follow at Sweetwater Cemetery.Â Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.Â
Kenneth was born Nov. 12, 1951, to J.B. and Clara Mae (Foust) Ellis.Â He was a Baptist.Â He worked as a pumper at City of Sweetwater andÂ was a steer roper for many years.Â He loved to gather cattle from the pasture, listen to music, and play with his grandkids.Â He was a lifetime resident of Sweetwater.Â
He is survived by two daughters, Terri Kay Powers and husband Michael of Seagraves, TX; and Brandy Huie and husband Kelly of Merkel, TX; Love of his life, Sherline Davis of Trent, Texas; two step sons, Adam and Ellick (Alex)Â Davis; 11 grandchildren; four brothers, Bill Ellis and wife Nancy; Jimmy Ellis and wife Bobbie; John Ellis and wife Sharon and David Ellis and wife Carmella; two sisters, Edwina Clowers; and Linda Easa and husband Danny; many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.Â
He was preceded in death by his mom and dad, J.B. and Clara Ellis; and sister, Roberta Harroll.Â
Family will receive friends at the funeral home on Monday, March 28, 2011 from 6-7:30 p.m.