Thomas Ell Rollins

Published 4:32 pm Friday, January 4, 2019

CAPRON — Deacon Thomas Ell Rollins, affectionately known as “Thomasell,” departed this life on Dec. 30, 2018, in McGuire Veterans Medical Center, Richmond, Virginia.

Thomas Ell Rollins

He was born on June 24, 1927, in Boykins, Virginia, to the late Deacon and Deaconess David and Pearl Deloatch Rollins.

Services will be at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 6, in Galilee Baptist Church, 15688 Old Branchville Road, Branchville, Virginia; the Rev. Willie L. Diggs, pastor, will be the eulogist. The interment will follow in the church cemetery.

J.M. Wilkerson Funeral Establishment Inc., 102 South Avenue, Petersburg, is in charge of arrangements. Visit the online guestbook at