Vercella Mae Ellis of Knoxville, TN died on Tuesday, May 17, 2022, at UT Medical Center in Knoxville due to complications related to a chronic health condition.
She is preceded in death by her mother, Alma Gibbs; husband, Charles Ellis; daughter, Cheryl Knight and son, Tommy Meade. Survived by her brothers, Tyson and Quintin Gibbs and wives Leah and Nora; daughters, Shirlene Rudder, Deadrea Rudder, Laurietta Gibbs, Tracey Meade, Sharon Everett and, husband, Jerry; Charlesena Ellis; and son, Chuki Ellis; cousins, Robert Bufford, Archie Crowe, Sr., Kevin and Darren Logan; 1 niece, 1 nephew, 1 great nephew; 19 Grandchildren and 17 Great Grandchildren. In a desire to be cautious due to COVID-19, the family will have a Virtual Zoom Funeral on Saturday, May 28, 2022, at 3:00 p.m. Friends can meet in Chat Rooms afterwards. In lieu of flowers or other generosities, donations may be made either to the Ellis Family via PayPal to VercellaEllis22@gmail.com or to donate.jw.org (Vercella’s religious organization). Mott-Mckamey Funeral Home and Cremations is honored to serve the Ellis family.