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Sgt. Ellis returns home

October 11, 2006

Valdosta - The body of a Valdosta soldier killed in Iraq will arrive back in Florida tonight.

25 year-old Staff Sgt. James Ellis was killed by a roadside bomb last week while on patrol in Baghdad.

Ellis served with the 4th Infantry division from Fort Hood, Texas.

His funeral is 3:00 PM on October 15th at Greater Union Baptist Church.

Three other soldiers were killed in the blast, including one from Jonesboro, Georgia.

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