George Edward “Hair” Ellett, 54, of Excelsior Springs, passed away Friday, March 14, 2008, at North Kansas City Hospital.
George was born March 30, 1953, in Quindara, Kan., the son of Herbert Hadley and Alice Fredda Calvert Ellett.
Survivors include: his mother, Alice Ellett of Excelsior Springs; one brother and sister-in-law, Terry Ellett and his wife, Mary, of Rayville; one sister, Vanessa Johnson of Kansas City; one son and daughter-in-law, Brian A. Nelson and his wife, Jamie, of Tulsa, Okla.; two grandchildren, Kaiden Nelson and Ethan Nelson, both of Tulsa, Okla.; one aunt, Willie Etta Jennings of Kansas City, Kan.; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
His father, two brothers, Ronnie Ellett and Lawrence Dean Ellett, and his grandparents, Moses and Freda Ellett and Rev. and Mrs. W.R. Palmer, preceded him in death.
Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, March 18, at Polley Funeral Home in Excelsior Springs; and one hour prior to the service on Wednesday. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Wednesday March 19, at the funeral home. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery in Excelsior Springs.
Arrangements are under the direction of Polley Funeral Home in Excelsior Springs.