Celebration of Life services for Mr. Vanamee “Van” Ellis, of Shreveport, will be Saturday, May 20, 2023, at 1 p.m., in the Chapel of Washington's & Smith's Paradise Funeral Home, 1842 Barton Drive, Shreveport, Louisiana 71107. Dr. Trenton M. Smith, Sr. will be officiating. Interment will follow in Roundgrove Cemetery. Open Visitation will be Friday, May 19, 2023, from 12:30 p.m. – 5 p.m. in the Chapel. Flowers may be sent to or purchased at the Funeral Home.