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Geraline Ellis Craig

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June 27, 1947 – Feb. 24, 2015

NATCHEZ — Services for Geraldine Ellis Craig, 67, of Natchez, who died Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, at Hospice Ministries in Ridgeland, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Pilgrim Baptist Church with the Rev. Derrick C. Watson officiating.3:6 GeraldineECraig obitpic

Burial will follow at the Rehoboth Church of God in Christ Cemetery under the direction of Marshall Funeral Home in Natchez.

Visitation will be from 4 to 5 p.m. today at the funeral home and from 9 a.m. until service time Saturday at the church.

Ms. Craig was born June 27, 1947, in Natchez, the daughter of Willis Joe and Mattie Ellis.

She was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers, Bennell Ellis, Edward “Billy” Ellis and George “Fred” Ellis; and one sister, Augusta Garmon.

Survivors include two daughters, Claudette Ellis Felton and husband, Charles, of Clinton and Tara Thompson and husband, Michael, of Chicago; one son, Terry Ellis of Atlanta; six grandchildren; three brothers, the Rev. Willie Joe Ellis and Alonzo “Joe Bug” Ellis, both of Natchez, and Aaron Ellis of Jackson; four sisters, Iris L. Hills of Jackson, Lessie Brown, Barbara Sims and Linda Ellis, all of Natchez; and a number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.