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In Memoriam
     James J. Ellington, son of William and Elizabeth (Cody ((actually Caudy)) ) Ellington, was born at Waverly, Ohio, November 17, 1861 and answered the final summons at his late home in Newark, Ohio, Januuary 17, 1928, aged 66 years and 2 months.
     He was united in marriage to Miss Jennie Sprouse at Waverly, Ohio, November 10, 1884, and to this union there were born one son and two daughters.  He is survived by his son, George L. Ellington, of Newark, Ohio and his daughters, Mrs. Elizabeth Kendall, and Mrs. Kenneth Sargent, both of New Castle, Ind. Mrs. Ellington preceded him to the Spirit World by about eleven years.  Three brothers, Lee, George and Charles Ellington, all of Waverly, Ohio; two sisters, Miss Alice Ellington, of Waverly and Miss Belle Ellington of Portsmouth, Ohio; and four Grandchildren also survive.
     So when life's sweet journey ends, Soul and body part like friends--No quarrels, no murmurs, no delay; a kiss, a sigh, and so away.
     The funeral service was held at the Ellington home on Sourth Market Street, Thursday afternoon at 2:30 conducted by Rev. H. H. Wilbur of the Methodist church.   Burial was made in Evergreen cemetery under the direction of McMillan and Gregg.
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