Ben L Ellington

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LINDEN Funeral services for Ben Lang Ellington, 84, of Linden will be at 2:00 P.M., Monday, November 9, 2009, at Linden United Methodist Church with Bro. Mark McClanahan officiating. Burial will be in Linden Cemetery under the direction of Reeder-Davis-Schindler Funeral Home, Inc. A visitation will be Sunday from 6 to 8 P.M. at the funeral home. Mr. Ellington was born July 31, 1925 in Linden to Samuel and Anna Lee Henderson Ellington and he passed away November 4, 2009 in a Linden hospital. He was a graduate of the University of Texas and attended Cornell University. Mr Ellington served in the Foreign Service-Diplomatic Corp of the U.S. Government, was a member of Linden United Methodist Church, the Linden Lions Club, American Legion and a WWII U.S. Navy veteran. Mr. Ellington is survived by his wife, Stella Ellington of Linden; a son and daughter-in-law, Jeff Ben and Denise Ellington of Bend, Oregon; a daughter and son-in-law, Donna and Fernando Mirabent of Bend, Oregon; one grandson, Francisco Mirabent of Artesian Lake, Texas; two granddaughters, Giselle Mirabent and Sofia Ellington, both of Bend, Oregon; and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

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  1. Webelows at Mr. Ellingtons on Saturdays are some of my greatest memories of my time in Cubscouts. He was a great man and played a key role in my success today. Thank you. My thoughts and prayers are with his family.

  2. Missing you everyday. Thank you for all you have instilled in my life and the opportunities you have blessed me with. I love you to the moon and back.

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