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Elwee Ellis


Mrs. Elwee Ellis, 82, died Saturday, June 25, 2022, at New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington. She was born Oct. 15, 1939, in Robeson County, a daughter of the late Willie Bonnie Malcolm and Rettie (Barnes) Malcolm.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her siblings, Willie Malcolm, Billy Malcolm, Jean Britt and Nelda Rose Britt. Elwee was also predeceased by a granddaughter, Jennifer.

Elwee was a devoted loving wife and Mother. She thought her grandchildren hung the moon and the stars. She loved her Lord and Savior and filled many positions in her church for many years. She was a deacons wife, Sunday school teacher and was especially fond of teaching vacation Bible school.Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, June 28, at Meares & Jones Funeral Service. Her funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 29, at Hinson’s Crossroads Baptist Church. Burial will be in the Meares Cemetery.
Elwee is survived by her husband, Wilton Ellis; three children, Jeffery Ellis of Lumberton, daughters, Carolyn Worthington of Cerro Gordo and Lisa (Andy) Turner of Fair Bluff. She is also survived by six grandchildren, Stephaine Jo, Matt, Jared, Benjamin, Shane and Julia. Also surviving are six great-grandchildren, Kaylee, Mia, McKie, Camden, Vivian and Presley Lynn.

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