Glen Burl El­lis

The Saline Courier - - NEWS -

Glen Burl El­lis, 75, of Bryant, passed away Mon­day, Aug. 26.

He is sur­vived by his lov­ing wife of 56 years, Patsy Ann El­lis.

Glen, along with his twin sis­ter. Glo­ria, was born Nov.

23, 1943, in Ba­ton Rouge, Louisiana, to W.S. “Doc” El­lis and Kather­ine Letha Swan El­lis. He grew up in El Do­rado.

Glen be­gan his 33-year print­ing in­dus­try career on the night of Christ­mas Eve, 1964 in El Do­rado, and later moved to Lit­tle Rock, in 1967 and then to Bryant a few years later. He con­tin­ued in the print­ing in­dus­try un­til early 1997. Glen served in the U.S. Army Re­serves beginning in June 1963 un­til his dis­charge as a staff sergeant in June 1970. He was a mem­ber of the Freema­sons fra­ter­nal or­ga­ni­za­tion and was a mem­ber and past mas­ter (1988) of Congo Ma­sonic Lodge #743 F&M lo­cated in Ben­ton. Glen was a fam­ily man, de­voted to his fam­ily with many hob­bies and in­ter­ests that he en­joyed through­out his life with his kids and friends. He was a pas­sion­ate gar­dener, well known for his toma­toes and jalapeños that he grew for decades. His out­door ac­tiv­i­ties in­cluded hunt­ing, fish­ing and relic hunt­ing in var­i­ous parts of Arkansas. In ad­di­tion to his out­door hob­bies, he was an avid his­tory buff, par­tic­u­larly of the Civil War and World War II time pe­ri­ods.

Glen was pre­ceded in death by his par­ents, W.S. El­lis and Kather­ine El­lis. In ad­di­tion to his wife, Patsy Ann El­lis, he is sur­vived by a son, Charles Glen El­lis (Diana); a grand­son, Grant; a grand­daugh­ter, Vi­vian, of Prov­i­dence Vil­lage, Texas; a daugh­ter, Kather­ine Irene Les­lie (Darin); a grand­son, Griffin, of Ben­ton; and a daugh­ter, Patricia Glenda Ste­wart (Sa­muel), of Farm­ing­ton. He is also sur­vived by his twin sis­ter, Glo­ria El­lis Lewis, of Dal­las.

Burial ser­vice is sched­uled at 11 a.m. Satur­day, Aug. 31, at For­est Hills Ceme­tery, lo­cated at 10200 Arkansas 5 N. in Alexan­der.

On­line guest book: www.pinecrest­memo­ri­al­park.com.

El­lis

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