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Jonathan Barrett Ellis
  • 25 years old
  • Date of birth: Mar 28, 1988
  • Place of birth:
    Fort Lauderdale, United States
  • Date of passing: Sep 1, 2013
  • Place of passing:
    Columbus, Mississippi, United States
Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, Love leaves a memory no one can steal!

This memorial website was created in the memory of our loved one, Jonathan Barrett Ellis Sweeney, 25, born on March 28, 1988 and passed away on September 1, 2013. We will remember him forever.  Jonathan was born at Holy Cross Hospital to Cynthia Hope Ellis. of Aliceville, Alabama and Bernard James Sweeney, of Terre Haute, Indiana  in the early evening of March 28, 1988 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.  He lived until 1990 in Lighthouse Point, Florida where his mother was the Children's Librarian for the City of Pompano Beach.  He lived in Covington, LA from 1990 until 1995 where his mother was Juvenile Services Director for St. Tammany Parish Library System/  From 1995 - 2000 he lived in various areas of Alabama, including several years with his beloved grandparents, Junior and JuLouise Hines.  He moved with his mother to Delray Beach, Florida in 2000 until September 2003. They moved to Columbus, MS where he attended Columbus High School and made many friends and became the man that we all knew and loved. Jonathan was very special and will be missed by us all.

Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by Chris Broussard on 25th October 2014

"Jon and Hope will always be sorely missed. Never, have I ever experienced heartache as great as losing these two friends. They were always there for me when I was going through hard times. I really wish I could've been there for them."

This tribute was added by Hope Ellis on 1st September 2014

"Today is Jonathan's Angel Anniversary.  One year without you but feels like 100.  You were so loved and are so missed.  Please leave a tribute to such a wonderful person and light a candle in his memory. Mom"

This tribute was added by savannah Mero on 17th November 2013

"I remember meeting John, thinking how wonderful of a person he was. Anytime you wanted or needed to be cheerful or cheered up John would be there. He conquered so many harsh obstacles in his life, and made the best of what he had till the end. I miss you so much man. knowing that I am on my own again. You were the brother a never had but always wanted. I talk to u every day hope u hear me."

This tribute was added by Lee Hostettler on 25th October 2013

"What beautiful babies....I see Jon's smile in those kids..."

This tribute was added by Lee Hostettler on 25th October 2013

"Sweet, sweet boy..You are so loved...I remember hearing my "Jonathans" laughing wildly in the bedroom when they should have been sleeping....I can still see your big brown eyes looking up at the cake I was icing, asking when could you lick the bowl....I am so sorry my dear that this world got so hard for you..we love you"

This tribute was added by Peggy Carter on 18th October 2013

"Jonathan you will be missed, mother Hope the memory will be in your heart forever never let go. The former co-workers at Pompano Library love you.  You are in a better place."

This tribute was added by rick spencer on 15th October 2013

"Just wanted to let you know that you will always be remembered,think about you often,think that you are gone to soon you were supposed out live me  and your mother and be there for your children....anyways you were like a son to me,so it hurts me to know that I will never be able to go fishin,or camp out at Talladega for a nascar races I always look for you!!! :-) R.I.P. Jonathan"

This tribute was added by Hope Ellis on 7th October 2013

"I would like to thank the gentlemen who served as pall bearers: Jeff Horton, Brian Heinz, Brett Nowicki, Matt Stanton, Thomas McGahey, Brent Little, Brian Black, Dwayne Buckeridge, Alex Nettles and Tim Hensley"

This tribute was added by Ivy Womac on 7th October 2013

"oh jon why did you have to leave us .... i never got to see you.... it kills me to know that your kids cant see you no more.... i pray everyday for your family and i wish you were still here so much ..... i know youre looking down on us but still.... you should be here still.... we miss you and love you so much ..... give my family love up there.... we will pray everyday!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!"

This tribute was added by Hope Ellis on 6th October 2013

"My Dear Friends,
I would like to take this time to thank each of you for your thoughts, prayers and especially a big thank you to those who donated to Jonathan's funeral services. A HUGE thank you to my friend and fellow high school classmate David Skelton of Skelton Funeral Home for allowing me to make payments and for the beautiful and dignified service."

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