Carolyn Faye Ellis, 80, of Siler City passed away on Tuesday, January 26, 2021 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center, Wilmington.
Mrs. Ellis was born in Chatham County on October 3, 1940 the daughter of James Thomas Elixson and Fronnie Eubanks Wilson.
Carolyn enjoyed fishing, cooking and loved to travel. Most of all she enjoyed spending time with family and friends. Quoted from a friend who stated this week "She was a woman who created a legacy of love for her children." In addition to her parents, Carolyn was preceded in death by her son; Jason Ellis and brothers; Jimmy and Kenneth Elixson and step-father; Ronnie Wilson.
She is survived by her daughter; Debbie Brooks (Phil) of Siler City, sons; Mike Ellis (Frances) of Siler City, Donnie Ellis (Nancy) of Siler City, Timmie Ellis, Johnnie Ellis (Sissy) of Ramseur, and Justin Ellis (Joe) of Wilmington, sisters; Ann Harrison (Joe) of Siler City, and Mary Sparks (Ralph) of Sanford, and brother; Henry Elixson (Faye) of Pittsboro, NC.
Carolyn will lie in repose from 12:00-5:00 PM on Friday, February 5, 2021 from at Smith & Buckner Funeral Home, 230 North Second Avenue, Siler City, NC. A graveside service will be held at 3:00 PM on Saturday, February 6, 2021 at Hickory Mountain United Methodist Cemetery, 201 Hadley Mill Road, Pittsboro with Rev. Robert Lovett officiating.
Memorials may be made to Hickory Mountain United Methodist Church Cemetery Fund, 201 Hadley Mill Road, Pittsboro, NC 27312.
Smith & Buckner Funeral Home is assisting the Ellis family.
Online condolences may be made at www.pughfuneralhome.com