Funeral service for the late Charles Earl Ellis will be held 2:00 pm on Saturday, June 8, 2013 at New Mt. Carmel AME Church in Hemingway, SC. Interment will follow in the St. Luke AME Church Cemetery in Johnsonville, SC directed by Nesmith~Pinckney Funeral Home, Inc. Brother Charles Earl Ellis was born March 26, 1967 in Hemingway, SC. On June 2, 2013 he departed this life. He was employed at Fed X in Florence, SC. Earl leaves to cherish his loving memories, his wife Rosalyn G. Ellis of the home; three sons, De”Quan Groover, Da’Vonte Ellis of the home and Davanta Brown, Johnsonville, SC; mother, Minnie P. Williams, Hemingway, SC; father, Charles Ellis, Sr., Louieville, KY; step father, George Williams, Hemingway, SC; father and mother-in-law, Jasper (Deloris) Graham, Summerville, SC; seven sisters, Latisha (Tyrone) Gaynus, Birmingham, AL, Lori Ann Williams, Tonya Ellis, Viola Williams, Hemingway, SC, Charlotte McCray, Richmond VA, Rachel (Dale) Shaw, Andrews, SC and Sadayah (Lamont) Gilyard, Newport News, VA; four brothers, Garry Embry, Aurora, IL, Carl (Etta) Williams, Lake City, SC, Kendall (Sabrina) Ellis, Atlanta, GA and George Williams, Jr. Hemingway, SC; sisters-in-law, Sabrina (Kevin) Praylow, Florence, SC, Fredessa (Kendoni) Brown, Ladson, SC and Stephanie Graham, Johnsonville, SC; brothers-in-law, Cory Groover, Columbia, SC, James (Donna) Groover, Burleson, TX, Moses Groover, Cleburne, TX, Jasper (Quanda) Wright, Atlanta, GA and Levern Graham, Charleston, SC and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.