Funeral services for Elijah “Eli” Dakota Cullison, 11, Lawrence will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, November 7, 2009 at Cornerstone Southern Baptist Church in Lawrence. Burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery. He died October 28, 2009 at Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri.
He was born July 8, 1998 Lawrence, Kansas the son of Phillip and Rachel (Bachman) Cullison.
He was a student at Prairie Park Elementary and formerly at Kennedy Elementary School in Lawrence. He enjoyed Motocross Racing and was a member of Boy Scouts and Cornerstone Southern Baptist Church. He was also active in the Boys and Girls Club.
He is survived by his parents and two brothers, Micah and Isaiah of the home; maternal grandmother Judy Bachman of Lawrence; paternal grandmother, Deborah Yocum of Oregon, and paternal grandparents, Rex and Cindy Cullison of Humbolt, Kansas; maternal great-grandparents, James and Georgia Bachman of Lawrence and paternal great grandparents, Melvin and Sandy Sewell, Tonganoxie, KS; and many other relatives.
He was preceded in death by his grandpa, Michael Davis and great grandma, Mary Catherine Johnson.
The family will greet friends from 6-8 p.m. Friday, November 6, 2009 at the Warren-McElwain Mortuary.
The family suggests memorials in his name to the Elijah Dakota Cullison Memorial Fund and sent in care of the mortuary.
Online condolences may be sent to www.warrenmcelwain.com Subject: Cullison.