DR volunteer dies while serving in Louisiana

sonny-ellisWorking on the First Baptist Church, Satsuma, disaster relief laundry unit team, Sonny Ellis was doing what he did best — serving people.

“He was showing the people of Denham Springs, Louisiana, an example of what Jesus would do,” said Roy Hill, pastor of First, Satsuma, who also was serving on the team.

On Sept. 1, Ellis, 72, lost his balance and fell out of the open door of the laundry unit and sustained brain injuries, according to Hill. Ellis was taken to Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and died later that evening. (continued…)

Read the full story from The Alabama Baptist newspaper – http://www.thealabamabaptist.org/print-edition-article-detail.php?id_art=35915

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