Frances Ann Powell Ellis, Fran, a beloved mother and sister passed away on January 8, 2024, in Wilmington, North Carolina. She was born on April 29, 1948, in Halifax, North Carolina. Fran was 75 years old at the time of her passing.
Fran dedicated her life to caring for others as a registered nurse in Home Health Care and in the County Health Department. Her compassion and expertise brought comfort and healing to countless individuals during their times of need. Her work was a true testament to her selflessness and dedication to the well-being of others.
Fran grew up in Woodland, North Carolina, and graduated from North Hampton County High School in Conway, North Carolina. She went on to become a graduate of East Carolina University, where she studied to become a teacher. She later pursued her dream to become a nurse and worked for many years caring for others in Greenville and later Wilmington, North Carolina.
Fran leaves behind a legacy of love and cherished memories in the hearts of her surviving family and friends. She is survived by her two sons, Jeff Ellis (Mary Ellen) and Andy Ellis, along with her two grandchildren, Reiley and Luke Ellis. Frances also leaves behind her sister, Jane Lundy (Roger), her niece Samantha Lundy, and great niece Carmella and great nephew Reza. Additionally, Fran had her beloved canine companion named “Sugar Bella” who brought her joy and companionship throughout the years.
Frances Ann Ellis will be deeply missed by all who knew her. Her kindness, warmth, and unwavering dedication to her profession and loved ones will be remembered fondly. May she rest in eternal peace.
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