John Ellison Bull, Jr. passed away at age 83 on Tuesday, December 22, 2015 at home in Benton. John was born on February 29, 1932 to J.E. Bull and Edna Broadfoot Bull.
Benton was the place where John lived his entire life. He was a farmer and liked to encourage young people in the community by attending their various activities. He was an active member of Ellison United Methodist Church at Deasonville as long as his health allowed. After he retired, John enjoyed traveling and made many friends in his travels that continued to call or stop by to visit.
John is survived by his sister, Susie Bull, of Benton and some cousins. Strickland King funeral home is in charge of the arrangements.
Visitation will be held Saturday, December 26, 2015 at 9 a.m. at Ellison United Methodist Church in Deasonville, followed by funeral services at 10. Internment will follow in the family cemetery. Stricklin King Funeral Home of Yazoo City is in charge of arrangements. Memorials may be made to Ellison United Church c/o David Edge at 2125 Bennett Rd, Vaughan, MS 39179.