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Obituary of William Ellett
William Richard "Bud" Ellett, Jr.
William Richard "Bud" Ellett, Jr., 71, a farmer, died December 2, 2018 at his home. Visitation is Tuesday December 4, 2018, 5:00 - 7:00 P.M. at Meredith-Nowell Funeral Home in Clarksdale, MS. Funeral services are 2:00 P.M. Wednesday December 5, 2018 with visitation 1:00 – 2:00 P.M. at Friendship Baptist Church in Tutwiler, MS with burial in the Woodlawn Cemetery in Sumner, MS. Meredith-Nowell Funeral Home in Clarksdale, MS is handling the arrangements.
Bud was an avid hunter and fisherman.
Survivors include daughter Stephanie Melton (Billy) of Crowder, MS; sisters Shirley Burks of Bruce, MS and Virginia Blankenship of Monroe, LA; grandchildren William Nicholas "Scooter" Ellett, Will Melton, Luke Melton and Hailey Melton and great-grandchildren Garrett and Adelyn Ellett.
He was preceded in death by his wife Dorinda Avent Ellett; parents William R. "Bill" Ellett, Sr. and Colie Thompson Ellett; daughter Bonnie Ellett; sister Barbara Ann Johnson; brother John Lynn "Bo" Ellett and granddaughter Kayla Ballard.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to Friendship Baptist Church, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital or LeBonheur.