Senior birthday: Manley Ellis
Manley Charlie Ellis of Monroe celebrated his 95th birthday on January 12, 2013 with a dinner at Hill Top Steakhouse in Monroe. It was hosted by his six children.
He was born January 10, 1918 in Lancaster, S.C. His parents are the late Robert T. and Dora S. Ellis of Lancaster County, S.C. He is retired from Cantey Forest Inc. in Lancaster, S.C.
His wife is Eloise Crowell Ellis of Monroe. Their children are Helen Sims (Donald) of Lancaster, S.C., Elsie Bent of Matthews, Janice McPherson (Dwight) of Heath Springs, S.C.; step-children, Susie Whitley (Ronnie) of Marshville, Reggie Mills (Terri) of Monroe and Steve Mills (Michelle) of Monroe.
He has 11 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.