Jasper Gordon Ellis

March 12, 1923 - October 28, 2019

Jasper Gordon Ellis

March 12, 1923 - October 28, 2019


Jasper Gordon Ellis, 96 of Tulsa, went to his heavenly home on October 28, 2019. His great love for family and his unfailing devotion to Christ will be missed.

Jasper was born to the late Arthur and Goldie Ellis in Sapulpa, OK on March 12, 1923.  He married his best friend, Dorothy Highsmith on June 26, 1942 and shortly thereafter enlisted in the US Air Force, serving during WWII as a B25 Tailgunner. He held various jobs before retiring from the accounting department of WC Norris, Tulsa.

Jasper is survived by his wife of 77 years, Dorothy; his sons Jim (Marilynn) Ellis and Larry (Connie) Ellis; his brother Donald Ellis; his grandchildren Rhonda Cornett, Michael (Ann) Ellis, Beau (Jennifer) Ellis, Jimmy (Mindy) Ellis; his great grandchildren Ryan Cornett, Killian Ellis, Abby Ellis, Hannah Cornett, Kylee Ellis, Matt Cornett, Noelani Vesperas, Mackenzie Ellis, and Nathaniel Ellis; his great great grandchildren Kooper Jackson, Kegan Jackson, and Ava Jones. He is preceded in death by his parents, his brothers Clovis Ellis and Clinton Ellis, and his great great grandson Kamrin Pici.

Visiting hours will be held on Thursday, October 31 from 6:00-8:00pm at Butler-Stumpff Funeral Home, 2103 East Third, Tulsa.  Funeral services will be Friday November 1 at 1pm at Eastwood Baptist Church, 948 South 91st East Avenue, Tulsa. Interment will follow at Rose Hill Cemetery.

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2 responses to Jasper Gordon Ellis

  1. Jasper was an amazing and godly man who was a mentor in my early Christian life. My thoughts and prayers are with his family but I rejoice in knowing that we'll be spending eternity together in worship of our risen Saviour and Lord.

  2. What a special man your father must have been. "Love for family and unfailing devotion to Christ". Like father; like son. We pray for God's comforting arms to surround you.

    Love, Gene and ML

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