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Virginia Ellis

Virginia Dowdy Ellis, 98 of Sanford passed away Monday April 17, 2017. Funeral services will be held at 3:00pm Wednesday at Pocket Presbyterian Church. Burial will follow in the Church Cemetery.

 

Mrs. Ellis was born in Lee Co, a daughter of the late Ernest Paul Dowdy and Clara O’Quinn Dowdy. She was preceded in death by her husband, Gilbert Ellis and her daughter, Debie Ellis Champion, and her son, Jimmy Ellis.

 

Mrs. Ellis is survived by sisters, Mary D. Bailes and husband JW of Sanford and Sally D. Haire of Thomasville; grandchildren, Brandon Champion, Ellis Champion, and Tina Elliott; several great grandchildren; many nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews.

 

The family will receive friends from 6-8pm tonight, Tuesday, at Rogers Pickard Funeral Home.

 

Memorial contributions can be made to Pocket Presbyterian Church, 669 Pocket Church Road, Sanford, NC 27330.


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A candle was lit in memory of Virginia Ellis

Judy Barton Apr 26 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Virginia Ellis

Judy Goodwin Duquette Apr 24 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Virginia Ellis

Alice Champion Apr 22 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Virginia Ellis

June and Steve Gunter Apr 20 2017 12:00 AM

We met Virginia while playing Dominos at the Enrichment Center. We had a lot of fun and enjoyed our time together. Virginia, a sweet lady, will be missed by all that knew her. We extend our heartfelt sympathy to all of her family.

June Gunter and Faye Currin Apr 20 2017 12:00 AM

We met Virginia while playing Dominos at the Enrichment Center. We had a lot of fun and enjoyed our time together. Virginia, a sweet lady, will be missed by all that knew her. We extend our heartfelt sympathy to all of her family.

June Gunter and Faye Currin Apr 20 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Virginia Ellis

Kathy Santschi Apr 19 2017 12:00 AM

May our loving God wrap his arms around each of you today and in the days ahead. We will remember your family in our prayers. Sending condolences with love and hugs.
Love,
Dorline & Andy
Lauren, Charlie & Emerson

Andy & Dorline (Rose) Nelson Apr 19 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Virginia Ellis

Robert & Debbie Pilson Apr 19 2017 12:00 AM

Mary,
Your Sister was so beautiful. Just like you. I hold you in my heart and prayers as a Sister in Christ and knowing Virginia is in peace with our Lord

Jan Renwick Apr 18 2017 12:00 AM