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Private memorial services were held for Claud Wesley Ellis, 89, of Ajo, Arizona.

Claud Wesley Ellis was born in Lindsey, Oklahoma, on January 23, 1924, the son of William Opha and Marry Daroline Wood Ellis. He passed Wednesday, May 22, 2013, in Ajo, Arizona.

Claude married is late wife Evelyn Fudge Ellis, and to this union they received two children.

After Evelyn’s death Claud married his current wife Wilma Morrow Ellis on June 9, 1995. They enjoyed many years together as husband and wife.

Claud lived in Oklahoma and Arizona his whole life. He worked many jobs, but his true passion was preaching. It gave him great joy to speak the word of God to everyone. He had also done many mission trips.

He was preceded in death by: both parents, three brothers; James, Bill and Robert Ellis, three sisters; Violet Brown Betty Jo Ellis and Hellen Smith.

Survivors include: wife; Wilma Ellis, of the home, brother; Fred Eillis and wife Sue of Waco, Texas daughter, Wilma Dudley & husband Kenneth, of Chickasha, Oklahoma, daughter; Claudette Robinson & husband Timothy of Medina, Tennessee seven grandchildren; William Johnston & wife Christa, Jorge Johnston & wife Mellissa of Chickasha, Oklahoma Zack Dudley & wife Katie of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Brittney Tringle & husband Allen of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Wesley Dudley & wife Taylor of Lindsey, Oklahoma Danyah Williams & husband Chad of Chickasha, Oklahoma Shenia Burrows & husband Alex of Chickasha, Oklahoma, ten great grandchildren and one great great grandchild.
Arrangements under the direction of Ferguson Funeral Home.