Funeral service was at 6 p.m. Monday, August 6, 2012, at Vineyard Church Northland Campus, Kansas City, Mo., with visitation following until 9 p.m.
Graveside services will be held 10 a.m. Thursday, August 9, 2012, at North Cleveland Cemetery Cleveland.
He was born on July 3, 1996, to Jeffrey Mark and Taresa Ellis in Starkville. Brett attended elementary school in Cleveland and was attending Smithville High School. Brett played football and was a member of Future Farmers of America at Smithville High School.
He enjoyed hunting and fishing with his dad and twin brother Blaine.
Brett was preceded in death by his paternal grandmother, Mary Frances Ellis.
He is survived by his parents, Jeff and Tara Ellis; twin brother Blaine Ellis and sister Emma Catherine Ellis, all of Smithville, Mo.; paternal grandfather, Charles Ellis and wife Carolyn, Cleveland; maternal grandparents, Darryl and Pam Cooley, Rogersville, Mo., maternal great-grandfather, Elmer Cooley and wife Gwen; aunts and uncles, Paige White and husband Hugh, Mike Ellis, Peyton Summers and husband Chad, and Jason Ellis and wife Marilyn; cousins, Madison, Seth, Corey, Taylor, Mary Beth, Charlsie, Frances, and Addison; other relatives and many friends.
Donations may be made to the Youth Ministry at Vineyard Church.
Local arrangements are bein handled by Cleveland Funeral Home. Online guest registry may be viewed and signed at www.clevelandfuneralhome.net.