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THOMAS DEWING ELLINGTON

Thomas Dewing Ellington, 74, of Reidsville, Georgia, died Tuesday morning, September 7, 2021, at Memorial University Medical Center.

Born in Old Greenwich, Connecticut, he was a son of the late John Oglethorpe Ellington, Jr. and the late Mary Dewing Ellington. Thomas worked many years for Derst Baking Company, which later became Flowers Foods. He retired from Flowers Foods and never missed a day of work with Derst or Flowers.

Survivors include his lifelong friend, Mark A. Waters; one sister, Elizabeth Gunther and her husband, Pete; one brother, John Ellington and his wife, Patsy; and nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 o’clock Thursday evening, September 9, 2021, at Gamble Funeral Service – 410 Stephenson Avenue.

The funeral service will be held at 10:30 Friday morning, September 10, 2021, in the chapel of Gamble Funeral Service. Interment will be in Bonaventure Cemetery.

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  1. Jessica waters says:

    It’s not the same at home without him. I love you always Uncle Grandpa, you are missed tremendously

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