P.O. Box 506, 943 Highway 425 North, Monticello, AR71655

Tommy Adrian Ellis
January 28, 1940 - November 18, 2023

Tommy Adrian Ellis

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Tommy Adrian Ellis, age 83 of Monticello, passed away Saturday, November 18, 2023, at his home. He was born January 28, 1940, in Collins, AR to the late Tommie Richard Ellis and Roxie Irene Watson.
Tommy owned and operated Ellis Body Shop which he operated successfully for 35 years. He enjoyed time with his grandchildren and hanging out with his friends at the coffee shop. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by a daughter, Alicia Lynn Ellis; a sister, Katherine Louise Adams; and two brothers, Mitchell Lavon Ellis and Donald Ray Ellis.
Tommy is survived by his beloved wife of 63 years, Addis Smith Ellis; two sons, Marty Wayne Ellis and Thomas Payton Ellis; two daughters, Cathy Dawn Davis and Melanie Shea Ellis; one brother, Henry Richard Ellis; two sisters, Sylvia Mae McGough and Marilyn Irene McDaniel; along with ten grandchildren, nine great grandchildren, four great-great grandchildren, along with a host of nieces and nephews.
Per his request, a private burial was held at Oakland Cemetery in Monticello. You can sign his guestbook page on this website.

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N. Hyatt St
Monticello, AR  71655
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  1. Jeanette Sanderlin
    Addis, I am so sorry that I am just now learning of this. Tommy was a special friend to Howard and all of our family. My prayers are with you and your family. May God bless you with his peace and comfort.
  2. Barbara. Posey
    So sorry to hearof your loss. Tommy was a good person.
  3. Karen Pierce
    I am very sorry for your loss.
  4. Karen Pierce
    I am really sorry to hear about your Dad.
  5. Chuck Cotton
    Tommy was the only one I trusted with my car. He was a good man and a good friend. We’ve lost another good one
  6. David Funderburg
    Tommy was one of the easiest gentlemen that I know to work with. He took care of my people my insureds for years. He will be hard to forget, and easy to remember.
  7. David Funderburg
    Tommy was one of the easiest Gentleman I had the opportunity to work with. Tommy was upfront about everything he did and that made it easier to work with. Tommy took care of my people my insureds. He will be hard to forget and always remembered
  8. Pam McDougald

    I am so sorry to hear of your loss. My dad considered Mr. Tommy as one of his best friends, he enjoyed visiting him at the shop. Mr. Tommy had a heart of gold and was a really nice man. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers.
  9. Lynda Hood
    Sorry for your loss.
  10. Kay Worbington
    To Tommy's family: I am sorry to hear of your great loss. I considered him a good man and he was always nice to me. Years ago, Tommy & Kenny were among the coffee dinkers at the drug store. I often think about when Heather was very young, Kenny would take her with him when he would go to drink coffee. Kenny told Heather while pointing at Tommy, "There's that mean old man." So Heather would call him 'that mean old man' also. She soon learned that he was not mean and started calling him Mr. Tommy and liked him!! I'm praying that God will comfort you as you adjust your life without your loved one.
  11. Mary Donaldson
    I’m so sorry for your loss. Tommy was a great guy!
  12. Dorothy Glover
    family you are in my prayers
  13. Joann Adair
    So sorry for your loss. Prayer for comfort at this sad time. It’s never easy to let go and move forward. Knowing you will meet again in a much better place.
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