Ellis, Nadean Morse

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Nadean Carol Ellis, 86, of Ripplemead, VA, departed this life Tuesday evening, September 3, 2019 at Carilion Giles Community Hospital in Pearisburg, VA. Born in Stuart, VA, on July 20, 1933 she was a daughter of the late Jessie and Beatrice Lawson Morse.

She had been employed in the library with Giles High School and earlier as secretary to the Commonwealth’s Attorney in Patrick Co, VA. She was a gifted cook, had a beautiful infectious smile and really did shine in her role as Grandmother.

She was preceded in death by her parents and sisters Rachel Shepherd, and Evelyn Oakley.

She leaves to cherish her memory her devoted husband of sixty-six years Everett Ellis; her sons and daughters-in-law Jimmy and Beth Ellis of Narrows, Jerry and Mary Ellis of Chesterfield; her grandchildren David, Jessica, Sarah, Garrison, Emily, Meaghan, Nathan, and Kelly; her twenty great-grandchildren; and her special friends Nancy Farmer and Barbara Dunn.

Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, September 7, 2019 at 4:00 pm in the First Baptist Church in Narrows with Pastor Bryan Frazier officiating. Burial will follow in Birchlawn Burial Park in Pearisburg. The family will receive friends at the church one hour before the services.

The Kendall Funeral Home in Pembroke is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be sent by visiting kendallfuneralhome.com.