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Dent Ellison

July 15, 1958 ~ September 24, 2021 (age 63)



DENNIS KEITH “DENT” ELLISON, age 63 of Clanton, passed away on September 24, 2021 in Dayton Ohio, where he was working. He was born in Clanton, Al on July 15, 1958; the son of Clyde and Janie Ellison.

He was an operator for Brasfield and Gorrie where he worked for 35 years.

He had a love for outdoors, riding his Harley Davidson motorcycle, and spending his weekends from work with his children and grandchildren.

He is survived by: His daughters, Jada (Vada) McDaniel of Birmingham, Al., Janie (Anthony) Fleming of Clanton, Al., Kelsey (Daryn) Morris of Jemison, Al., Denten (Jordan) Jones of Clanton, Al. ; Grandchildren: Zachary Brantley, Sarah and SaMia McDaniel, AnnaBella and Cooper Northcutt, Chloee Morris, Claire and Case Jones, and sisters, Jenny Woods, Joan (Calvin) Hayes, Sandra (Thomas) Shempert, the mother of his children, Donna Mims Ellison, and companion, Alexis Smith.

He is proceeded in death by : his parents Clyde and Janie Ellison, brothers, Waylon Ellison, Wayne Ellison, and Jarome Ellison.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, September 30, 2021 from 6-8pm at Ellison Memorial Funeral home in Clanton.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, October 1, 2021 at 2:00pm from the Chapel of Ellison Memorial Funeral Home in Clanton with Rev. Michael Morris and Rev. Tim Scott officiating.

Burial will follow in the New Hope Community Cemetery in Jemison, AL.

Final care and arrangements entrusted to the Ellison Memorial Funeral Home of Clanton, AL.

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September 30, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Ellison Memorial Funeral Home
1709 Lay Dam Road
Clanton, AL 35045

Funeral Service
October 1, 2021

2:00 PM
Ellison Memorial Funeral Home
1709 Lay Dam Road
Clanton, AL 35045

Interment following funeral service
October 1, 2021

New Hope Baptist Church and Cemetery
16433 County Road 42
Jemison, AL 35085

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