Obituary of Reva Jean Ellis ~ 2009
Transcribed by Joseph Cook
Reva Jean Ellis, age 88 of Marion passed away Sunday February 1, 2009 at Givens Estates in Asheville. A native of McDowell County, Reva was born September 9, 1920 and was a daughter of the late Virgil and Chloe Price Ellis. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Greensboro; a member of the Pilot Club of Greensboro and retired from the Greensboro Public Library.
Surviving Miss Ellis is a sister Dottie Isley and husband Don of Hendersonville; sister-in-law Ersie M. Ellis of Marion and a number of nieces and nephews.
A memorial service was held Sunday February 8, 2009 at 4:00 p.m. in Westmoreland Chapel with Dr. M. Scott Hagaman officiating. The family received friends one hour prior to the service from 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. at the funeral home. “No flowers please”, in lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to a charity of one’s choice in her memory. Westmoreland Funeral Home and Crematory is assisting the family. An online register is available under OBITUARIES at www.westmorelandfuneralhome.com.
The News Bulletin of McDowell County, Wednesday February 11, 2008 Volume 15 # 6