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OBITUARY - Willie Ellis Gordon

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Service Date & Time
Friday, Jul 20, 2018 at 10:00 AM
Compton | Thus. July 19, 2018 |10:00A - 7:00P
Harrison-Ross Compton Chapel
436 E. Compton Blvd.
Compton, CA 90221

In Loving Memory of Willie Ellis Gordon

August 29, 1944 - July 8, 2018

Willie Ellis Gordon was born August 29, 1944, in West Helena, Arkansas to Jack Gordon and Ruth Reese. Willie was the 1st of 3 children. Willie received his education at Eliza Miller and the Job Corp.

Willie accepted Christ at an early age and was baptized in West Helena, Arkansas. Willie attended Church under the leadership of Pastor Mark.

Willie worked for McDonald Douglas for 20 years in the Custodial Department.

Willie enjoyed watching TV and old Cowboy and Western movies. Willie was a lovable, kind and friendly person. He was a humble man who was very giving and willing to be helpful to others.

Willie was preceded in death by his parents, Ruth Reese, and Jack Gordon, grandmother, Ida Gordon and a nephew, Coen Reese.

Willie leaves behind to cherish his memories, a daughter, Catrell Michell, a son-in-law, Michale Guss, siblings: Lula Mae Gordon and James Reese Jr., nieces, Kimberly and Cesha, nephews: Cagen, Adam, and Michale; great-niece and nephew, Cacoa and Alexis, a special person, Aisha Moore and a host of friends.

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The family of Willie Ellis Gordon would like to thank you for the many acts of loving-kindness shown to us during our time of bereavement. Your thoughtfulness is deeply appreciated
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