Jackie Dean Ellis, 57, of Oneida, passed away April 12, 2017, at LaFollette Medical Center in LaFollette.

Born December 24, 1959, he was preceded in death by his father, Rudolph Ellis; grandparents, aunts, and uncles, Taskel and Charles Welch.

He was a member of First Baptist Church-Oneida.

He is survived by his mother, Ina Joyce Welch Turner of Oneida; brother, Larry Lamar Ellis; sister, Sheila Burchfield; and many other relatives and friends.

His wish was cremation. A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Arrangements by Four Oaks Funeral Home-Oneida.