Obit Ellis Myers picEllis T. Myers, 96, of Georgetown, passed away on Monday, Nov. 3. A service celebrating his life will be held on Thursday, Nov. 6, at IOOF Cemetery in Georgetown.

Ellis was born in 1917 in Warwood, W.Va., to Gaily and Louisa Myers.

He leaves behind to cherish his memory: his wife of 70 years, Lillian; and daughter, Christina Shaffer. He spent a majority of his youth in Ohio and in Ft. Worth, Texas. After his service in the Army, he returned to the natural gas business until retirement. In 1993, he moved to Georgetown, Texas.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials be directed to Salvation Army and Feed the Children.

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