Albert Wayne Ellison was born in Chilicothe, Hardeman, Texas, on June 9, 1939. He went home to be with our lord on Feb 23, 2020, around 5 p.m.
Albert was baptized at First Baptist Church of Kernville, Calif. by Stan Bernstein on January 29, 2006. He loved the lord. The 800-club was on when he was found by daughter Ellen Reed and son-in-law-Richard Reed.
Albert loved to fish and work in his garden. He enjoyed sharing his vegetables from his garden with people at the senior citizen building. He also enjoyed spending time with his family and watching cowboy movies over and over. He enjoyed spending time during lunch at the senior citizen building and drinking coffee with his friends.
Albert is survived by his daughter Ellen Reed of Bakersfield, Calif. and son Dean Ellison of Oklahoma. Grandchildren Jennifer Rhoten and her husband Carson Rhoten, Brandon and Jordan Reed, Shaun Reed. Great-grandchildren Shylynn Hope, Ava Grace, Lincoln Glenn Rhoten. Loved spending time with family, grandchildren, friends, and his dog Coco. Albert was also married to Ruth Lookadoo of Wasilla, Ala. for 22 years.
Albert’s deceased partner, Lucille Thornton, whom he loved very much and spent seven years together before she passed.
Albert’s son, Albert Ellison, Jr., was born on August 27, 1961. He passed away at four months old due to heart complications.
Albert will be truly missed by all of his loved ones and enjoyed spending time with his family and grandchildren.
His services will be held on March 7, at 11 a.m., at the Mt. View Baptist Church, SBC. 2959 Erskine Creek Rd, Lake Isabella, Calif., P.O. box 2963. Food and coffee to follow service.
All family and friends are invited.