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Vince Everett Ellison

Vince Everett Ellison was born on a cotton plantation in Haywood County, Tennessee. His parents, at that time, were sharecroppers. Through hard work and a belief in Jesus Christ, his parents pulled him and his seven siblings out of poverty. His family started the Ellison Family Gospel singing group, where Vince sang and played multiple instruments as a child and young adult. Vince worked for five years as a correctional officer at the Kirkland Correctional Institution in Columbia, South...See more