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Mark Ellis

June 29, 1951 ~ September 19, 2021 (age 70)

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Stephen Marcus “Mark” Ellis, 70, of Troup, Texas, went to be with the Lord on September 19, 2021, in Tyler, Texas. He was born June 29, 1951, in Waxahachie, Texas to the late Howard Ellis and Nora Dudley.

Visitation for Mark will be 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm, Sunday, October 10, 2021, at Cottle Funeral Home, Troup.

Mark married the love of his life, Becky McWhorter Ellis, in Arp on September 30, 1972. He enjoyed being the song leader at his church and working at the food bank. He was a member of the Troup Church of Christ. He loved his family with all of his heart.

He is preceded in death by his parents.

He is survived by his wife Becky Ellis, of Troup; son, Bryan Ellis of Forney; daughter, Shana Ellis of Tyler; brothers, Jeff Ellis of Austin, Sam Ellis of Palestine; sister, Teresa Rowan of Dallas; mother, Maureen Ellis of Red Oak; grandchildren, Kira Ellis of Georgetown and Isabella Thompson of Tyler; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

Arrangements are under the direction of Cottle Funeral Home, Troup.

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October 10, 2021

2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Cottle Funeral Home, Troup
105 East Bradford
Troup, TX 75789

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