Ellis Shelton Thompson, 78, died Friday, Aug. 24, 2018, at his residence.
He was preceded in death by his father, Leonard B. Thompson; and his mother, Margaret M. Jernigan.
A graveside service will be held this morning at 11 in Hillcrest Cemetery, Newton Grove. Officiating the service will be the Rev. Earl Smith.
Survivors include his wife, Ann; daughter, Wanda Faircloth and husband Pete of Garland; sons, Steven Quinn and wife Nicole of Great Mills, Md., Joseph Quinn and wife Crystal of Mt. Olive; stepmother, Virigina Thompson of Raleigh; brother, Donnie Thompson of Raleigh; sisters, Carolyn Perry of Raleigh, Rose McLamb of Newton Grove, Doris Blackman of Newton Grove and Debbie Edwards of Four Oaks; grandchildren, Brandi Goodchild and husband John of Newton Grove, Wayne Wiggins and wife Beth of Turkey, Kevin Wiggins and wife Ashley of Clinton, Sherry Colosky and husband Frankie of Salemburg, Meranda Quinn and husband Brandon of Mt. Olive, Zachary Quinn of Mt. Olive and Olivia Quinn of Great Mills, Md.; and great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Piney Grove Baptist Church Baptist Men, 1818 N. McCullen Road, Faison, NC 28341.
Arrangements by West & Dunn Funeral Homes Inc.