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Barbara Ellis

September 19, 1948 — December 30, 2023

Barbara Jean Ellis, 75, of Cleveland passed away on Saturday, December 30, 2023. Barbara was born on September 19, 1948, in Cleveland, Tennessee to the late Leonard and Lois Gates. Barbara was of the Baptist faith.

Along with her parents she was preceded by her husband, Thomas Ellis.

She is survived by her sister, Edna Ballew; Aunts, Ruby Phillips, and Jane Trammell; her son, Tim (Angie) Blackwell. She left behind 3 other sons, 7 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren.

A celebration of life service will be held on Monday, January 8, 2024, at 2:00 pm at Companion Funeral Home of Cleveland. The family will be receiving friends from 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm prior to the service. A graveside service is to follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens

Zac Blackwell, Austin Blackwell, Cody Blackwell, and Scottie Fain will be serving as pallbearers.

You are invited to share a personal memory of Barbara or your condolences with her family at her online memorial located at www.companionfunerals.com. Companion Funeral Home of Cleveland and the Cody family are honored to assist the family with these arrangements.

Service Schedule

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Visitation

Monday, January 8, 2024

12:00 - 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Companion Funeral & Cremation Service - Cleveland

2415 Georgetown Rd NW, Cleveland, TN 37311

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Funeral Service

Monday, January 8, 2024

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Companion Funeral & Cremation Service - Cleveland

2415 Georgetown Rd NW, Cleveland, TN 37311

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Graveside Service

Monday, January 8, 2024

3:00 - 4:00 pm (Eastern time)

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