Ernie Ellenburg


Passed: Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Funeral: Saturday, September 3, 2016

Age: 80
Location: Greer, SC

Ernie Benson Ellenburg, 80, husband of Norma Lister Ellenburg, of 423 Pennsylvania Ave, died Wednesday, August 31, 2016 at his home.

Born in Greenville County, son of the late William Benson and Erna Roper Ellenburg, he was retired from Hoechst Celanese, a former fireman with Greer City Fire Department and a Veteran of the U.S. Air Force Reserves.

Mr. Ellenburg was a member of El Bethel Baptist Church.


Surviving are his wife of the home; a son, Gary Ellenburg of Greer; four daughters, Kim Matthews and Sandy Ellenburg both of Greer, Gail Bogle of Piedmont and Lisa Ellenburg of Inman; a brother, Fred Ellenburg of Travelers Rest; two sisters, Mary Alice Campbell of Woodruff and Betty Lancaster of Ft. Inn; five grandchildren and six great grandchildren.

Funeral Services:

Funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, September 3, 2016 at The Wood Mortuary, conducted by Rev. Joe Seay and Rev. Greg Sweet.

Interment will follow in Hillcrest Memory Gardens.

The City of Greer Fire Department will serve as active and honorary pallbearers.

Visitation will be held 6:00-8:00 p.m. Friday, September 2, 2016 at The Wood Mortuary.

The family is at the home.

Memorials may be made to the Building Fund of El Bethel Baptist Church, 313 Jones Ave., Greer, SC 29650.

Online condolences may be made at www.thewoodmortuary.com.

Wood Mortuary

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