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Keith 'Butch' Ellington

Keith ‘Butch’ Helton Ellington, 75, of Taylorsville, Mississippi, died Sunday, October 6, 2019 at South Central Regional Medical Center in Laurel, Mississippi. He was born Friday, February 11, 1944 in Thomastown, Mississippi.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, October 8, 2019 from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM at the Colonial Chapel Funeral Home of Taylorsville, Mississippi. Funeral Services will be held Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at 10:00 AM at Colonial Chapel Funeral Home of Taylorsville and the Burial will follow in Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemetery. Bro. Gary Robertson will officiate. Colonial Chapel Funeral Home of Taylorsville is in charge of arrangements. (601) 785-6564

Butch was a member of Mt Zion Baptist Church. He was an Army Veteran and was a Shriner. He was a Mason. He loved everyone he met.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Horace and Josie Ellington, brother, Billy Ray Ellington, sisters, Jenny Lou Hamilton, Dena Adams, Elizabeth Chipley.

Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Peggy Elaine Ellington, son, Jamie Ellington (Nancy), daughters, Penni Ellington, Bridgett Jones (Jody), Kim Prestage, grandchildren, Katie Ellington, Donald Ray Rester Jr., Chyan Rayner, Kirsten Jones, Kayla Wagster (Conner), Emily Williams (Dylan), Abby Waites, sister, Rose Mary Purvis (Roy), brother, James Douglas Ellington (Billie Ruth), sister-in-law, Estelle Ellington.

Pallbearers will be Kandy James, Mike Moran, Troy Altazan, Tim Roberson, Jonathan Myers, and Ben Blanchard.

Honorary pallbearers will be Kenny Blakeney and Billy Joe Shelby.

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Keith 'Butch' Ellington
February 11, 1944 - October 6, 2019




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