Ellis Wayne Britton, 74, loving husband, father and grandfather, passed away at his home in Burnet, Texas, on Oct. 2, 2012.
Ellis was born Dec. 18, 1937, in Loraine, Texas, to Hoyt Britton and Rachel Price Britton. Ellis graduated from high school in Stanton, Texas. He married Janelle Jones in Stanton on June 28, 1958.
Ellis was preceded in death by his parents and his adored grandson, Jaison Dane Braulick.
Survivors include his wife, Janelle Britton, of Burnet, Texas; his son, James Hoyt Britton and wife Tracey, along with their children Dylan and Lauren of Aledo, Texas; his daughter, Juli Wehmeyer and husband Robert, along with their children Britton and Chandler of Austin, Texas; his sister, Judith Havins and husband William of Pleasanton, Texas; and several treasured nieces and nephews.
Ellis’s life will be remembered for his amazing sense of humor, quick wit, elaborate storytelling abilities, passion for sports and most importantly, his unconditional love for his family.
A memorial service to honor Ellis will be held Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012, at 1:30 p.m. at First United Methodist Church, located at 301 E. Graves St., Burnet, Texas. Another service will be performed Friday, Oct. 5, 2012, at 3 p.m at Evergreen Cemetery pavilion in Stanton, Texas.
In lieu of flowers, the family wishes for donations be made in Ellis' memory to the American Cancer Society, Friends of Hospice, 209 Fox Crossing, Burnet, Texas 78611; or First Methodist Church, 301 E. Graves St., Burnet, Texas 78611.
Arrangements are by Clements-Wilcox Funeral Home in Burnet, Texas.