Ellis A. Weatherford

Ellis A. Weatherford

Ellis Auston Weatherford, 75, of Olla, passed from this life on Friday, January 8, 2021 at his residence surrounded by his loving family, following an extended illness.

He was born January 14, 1945 in Winnfield to the union of his parents, Clarence Ray Weatherford and Beulah Spangler Weatherford.

Ellis was a loving husband and father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He spent his life working in carpentry and construction making a living for his family. He loved to hunt and loved gardening and wood working.

He was a member of the Beech Creek Baptist Church.

A memorial service will be held at a later time, under direction of Riser Funeral Home of Columbia and Olla.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his brothers, Ray Weatherford, Joseph Weatherford, Jay Weatherford, and Douglas Weatherford; and his sister, Ellen Forte.

Left to cherish his life and memory are his wife of fifty three years, Mary Gail Weatherford; four sons, Chris Weatherford (Shani) of Grayson, Brent Weatherford (Debbie) of Beech Creek, Roger Foster (Julie) of Port Charlotte, FL and Bob Weatherford (Lea) of Renner, SD; his daughters, Kelly McCarty (Terry) of Olla and Susan Foster of Hastings, NE; his sister, Louvenia Kerley (Bill) of Logansport; 16 grandchildren and 39 grandchildren.

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