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“So sorry kathy hate I could not come to the funeral. Love y'all Donna Fleeman Dunbar ”
1 of 3 | Posted by: Donna dunbat - Pembroke, VA

“So sorry to read about Mark's passing. I was his teacher in high school and I will always remember his beautiful smile and friendly personality. ”
2 of 3 | Posted by: Mary Beth Holton - Pearisburg, VA

“Kathy I am so sorry to hear about mark we had a lot of memories and he gave me the greatest gift and through him I will see mark I love u ”
3 of 3 | Posted by: angela - Summerville, SC

Mark Carroll Ellison, 45 of Bluefield, West Virginia passed away Saturday, November 28th, 2015.

He was born in Giles County on January 11, 1970 and was the son of Kathy Fleeman Barrett and the late Joe Ellison. In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by four infant brothers; his paternal and maternal grandparents; and an uncle, Jerry Fleeman.

Before becoming ill, Mark was employed by CASE of West Virginia. He was an avid animal lover.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by two sons, Bradford Billings of Bluefield and Mark Tiller of North Carolina; a grandson; a stepfather, Jimmy Fleeman of Bluefield; four brothers, Larry Ellison of Beckley, Bryan Ellison and wife Kristin of Roanoke, Clarence Fleeman of Bluefield, Kurt Fleeman and wife Melissa of Princeton; numerous aunts, uncles nephews, nieces, cousins; two special nieces, Hannah and Abby.

Funeral services will be held Friday, December 4th, 2015 at 1 PM in the Chapel of Riffe's Funeral Service in Narrows with Rev. Rusty Hess officiating. Burial will follow in Angels Rest Cemetery near Narrows. The family will receive friends at Riffe's Funeral Chapel Friday from 12 noon until just prior to the service.

The family is being served by Riffe's Funeral Service in Narrows, (540) 726-2442, and online at

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Angels Rest Cemetery

Fletcher Mountain Road Narrows, VA 24124