William B. "Billy" Ellenberg, 91, of Quitman passed away Monday, December 2, 2019 at South Georgia Medical Center after a short illness. He was born on July 17, 1928 in Brooks County, GA to the late William & Eula Mae (Cooper) Ellenberg, Sr. He is preceded in death by his wife of 56 years, Rosa Lee (Massey) Ellenberg, sister, Betty Cooper and a brother-in-law, Fred Faucette. Billy was a loving husband, father, and grandfather. He loved being outside, working in the yard and he loved fishing. He and our mother loved to see who could catch the most fish, he hated for our mother to catch more than him. Mr. Ellenberg loved his church and his community; he was always ready to help someone whether it was money or if they just needed a ride to go somewhere. He was a faithful member of Providence United Methodist Church for all of his life.
Survivors Include: Daughters & Son-in-law: Joy Ellenberg Quitman, GA, Diana & Bill Wood, Quitman, GA; Sons & Daughters-in-Law: Bernie & Brenda Ellenberg Valdosta, GA, Ken & Sherrill Ellenberg, Hahira, GA, Randy & Connie Ellenberg Lake Park, GA; 10 Grandchildren: Brian Wood, Valdosta, GA, Brad Wood, Valdosta, GA, Patrick Ellenberg(Carly), Lake Park, GA, Shannon (Tracie) Ellenberg, Lake Park, GA, Gretchen Ellenberg, North Carolina, , Scott (Renee) Ellenberg, Moultrie, GA, Lindsay Ellenberg, Hahira, GA, Jamie Ellenberg, Hahira, GA Heath Ellenberg, Valdosta, GA, Harlee Ellenberg, Valdosta, GA; 12 Great-Grandchildren
Brother: Ronald "Tuck" Ellenberg; Sister & Brother-in-law: Jeannette Faucette, Quitman, GA, Margaret & James Griffin, Quitman, GA; Aunt: Mary Lilla Dumas and several Nieces and Nephews
Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 AM Wednesday, December 4, 2019 in the Valdosta Chapel of Music Funeral Services with burial following in Providence Cemetery, Brooks County, GA. The family will receive friends from 5:00 to 7:00 PM Tuesday evening, December 3, 2019 at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers please make donations to Providence United Methodist Church, 1585 Morven Road, Quitman, GA 31643. Sympathy may be expressed online at www.musicfuneralservices.com.
The Ellenberg family is being cared for by the professional and caring staff of Music Funeral Service, Valdosta.
Published on December 2, 2019


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Ray And Janice Hart
Dec 04, 2019
Diana and Bill, Joy and family. So sorry to hear about Mr. Billy. We just found out. You are in our thoughts and prayers . We love ya'll !!
Susan and Bill Allen
Dec 03, 2019
We are so sorry about your father . We recently loss Bills Mom too .
Bittersweet as it’s hard to lose them but knowing we will see them again brings peace and comfort .
Love you and your family !
Susan and Bill Allen
Jamie Ellenberg
Dec 03, 2019
Just want you to know how much you were loved poppa as i sit here with tears running down my face and having so many different memories flash through my head of you and nanna i just want you to know how much i treasuered the time i got to spend with you all the days of working in the yard or me and dad coming to your job site when you were laying concrete. Just know i take those memories with me forever and i call on them quite frequently to remind myself just how amazing and wonderful my childhood was growing up with you and nanna I love you always and carry you always in my heart