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Please consider a donation in Courtney’s name to one of his favorite charities. DeKalb School of the Arts: https://ptsa4dsa.new.memberhub.store/store/items/57216 Boy Scouts of America: https://donations.scouting.org/#/council/092/appeal/696 Decatur First UMC: https://decaturfirst.org/give-online

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Memorial Created By
PM Marshall

Courtney Ellis

November 09, 1961 - August 11, 2020

This memorial was created to celebrate the life of Courtney Ellis. Courtney was a storyteller. If you have any stories to share through photos, videos or writings, please post them here. Click on the heart to let us know you were here and to receive email updates....  see more

OBITUARY
Beloved father, brother and husband, Courtney O. Ellis passed away at Piedmont Hospital on Tuesday, August 11, 2020. He passed peacefully, accompanied by his wife, Amina, and is succeeded by his three children, Nathaniel, Colin, and Sabra Ellis, and his brothers and...  see more
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  • PM Marshall
    Memory shared by Lucy Fowler

    I was so sad to hear of Courtney’s passing. He was a kind, giving soul. Whenever we would run into each other he would give me a big smile and ask how I was. He would chuckle and comment that he would never forget me as...  more
  • PM Marshall
    Memory shared by Amina Bhatia

    This photo was taken in Brian Head, Utah, on our journey from Albuquerque to San Francisco. Our work visas for Australia were in limbo, so we made our way to our port of departure by way of a stunning drive from Albuquerque...  more
  • PM Marshall
    Memory shared by Rattan & Doris Bhatia

    Doris and I had only a few, and far between, occasions to meet with Courtney.The times we remember the most include his wedding, Amina’s Fellowship graduation at Emory hospital in Atlanta, and the Ellis...  more
  • PM Marshall
    Memory shared by Amina Bhatia

    This picture was taken in Thailand a few months before I met Courtney, but Courtney spoke of this trip so vividly that I feel I can do the tale justice. The expedition to Thailand was Courtney’s first big trip outside...  more
  • PM Marshall
    Memory shared by Casey Ellis (photo to come)

    This captured a moment in 1985 that really reflects the face of laughter and humor that Courtney spirit would bring to any time you spent with him. Reflects his sparkle and impish humor he could bring to any...  more
  • PM Marshall
    Memory shared by Liz Peverall

    Courtney was such a vibrant, loving soul, even during his time of illness, that it is really hard to imagine him no longer with us. We met Courtney at the Rocking Horse Inn in Taos New Mexico, in 1992. He and Amina were...  more
  • Donna  Ellis
    Passionate is the word that comes to mind to describe Courtney and one of the qualities that touched my life so deeply. Courtney had the wisdom and the drive to squeeze every drop of beauty and blessing that life can offer. And his enthusiasm for...  more
  • PM Marshall
    Memory shared by Casey Ellis (picture to come)

    For those that knew Courtney this picture captures his "Look" which is one where he is getting ready to tell a story or explain something of interest to his nephews. One unique story comes to mind of...  more
  • PM Marshall
    Memory shared by Amina Bhatia

    It was May, 1992. I had just finished medical school, and Courtney and I had known each other almost 6 months. Courtney had business with CRC in Paris, and he invited me to join him after his meetings. Courtney, of course,...  more
  • PM Marshall
    Memory shared by Eric & Linda Christenson and posted by Peter Grimlin

    Courtney was a tenth grader when I watched him learning to ride his unicycle from our house down Potomac Street to the Ellis house. As a teacher at Yorktown, I watched him perform...  more
  • PM Marshall
    Memory shared by Kevin Burdette
    This song came into my head today, and it made me think of Courtney, who got to catch up with his
    mother, father, and brother four months ago today: https://youtu.be/8xVRVfqAV0s
    Sending love to his family, especially...  more
  • Donna  Ellis
  • PM Marshall
    Memory shared by Amina Bhatia.
    It was May, 1992. I had just finished medical school, and Courtney and I had known each other almost 6 months. Courtney had business with CRC in Paris, and he invited me to join him after his meetings. Courtney, of course,...  more
  • PM Marshall
    Memory shared by Amina Bhatia.
    One of our favorite places in Atlanta is an ice cream shop in a caboose in Chamblee called Frosty's. Courtney and Sabra would share a banana split, which was HUMONGOUS. Courtney, who could be a little cheeky, would always...  more
  • PM Marshall
    PM Marshall added 2 photo(s) to the memorial Courtney Ellis: