Guest Book for Claude J. Ellard

Provided by A. E. Carter Funeral Home

Posted by: Ken Bohannon
Mon February 18, 2019
Claude was the best neighbor I ever had. I always enjoyed talking with him at the fence. He had a great sense of humor. Once when he was dove hunting, his cows had him surrounded and were eating his blind with him in it. He was fussing at his cows and laughing and shooting at birds. Great memory. Keencheefoonee Rd won't be the same without him.

Posted by: Kay Guest
Tue February 19, 2019
Daddy/ Papa will be greatly missed. It is with grateful and loving hearts as we think upon his time with us. Claude Ellard, Jr.  He was known as Junior or Claude. Whatever you called him, anyone who knew him could call upon him for help and he would give it. (By the way, Daddy became a great bird watcher in his later years! He loved his red birds, the doves with the" ring around the collar" and the "blue bird with the brown wing"-perfectly described!)
I could write for hours about Daddy and my memories of him! As a labor of love, I have written a blog at
There is a search engine at the side...type in "Daddy" and you will see many stories and photos of him.  I hope my love for him came through in my writing.  He will greatly missed.

Posted by: Michael & Deborah Reagin
Tue February 19, 2019
We are so sorry for your loss but the memories live on forever
Sincerely our thoughts are with you and your family

Posted by: Meike
Mon February 25, 2019
Dear Kay,
Thank you for letting me know about the possibility to leave a note here.

Although I have never met your Daddy (nor you, for that matter), through your blog posts about him I felt I knew him, just like I feel I know you, and we have become friends across the miles through our blogging.

Your Daddy was such a great guy! If I didn't have the - for me - best Dad in the world myself, I would have wanted yours. And the sight of sunflowers in a field will forever in my mind be associated with you and your Daddy.

This time in your and your siblings and families' lives is not easy, that's for sure. But your Daddy would have found something humorous to say, wouldn't he, and he'd want you to gon on with a smile on your face, a twinkle in your eye and a song on your lips.

Your friend from Germany