Services for Tom Ellis, 74, will be held at a later date in a private ceremony under the direction of Erman Smith Funeral Home. Mr. Ellis died at Pleasant Springs Health Care Center in Mount Pleasant on Jan. 9. He was born March 10, 1941 in Belton, S.C. He was a resident of Mount Pleasant. He was a member of First United Methodist Church in Pittsburg. Survivors include his wife, Ellen Douglas Ellis; one son, Hal Ellis; two daughters, Ellen Hammett and Ashley Lankford; three brothers, Lee, Joe and Donnie Ellis; one sister Susan Ripley; grandchildren, Jordan Hammett, Austin Hammett, Sarah Perry, Garrett Fairbanks, Emily Ellis, Anna Ellis, Lilly Ellis and one great grandchild, Easton Hammett.
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