Frances Ann Ellis

April 29, 1948 - January 8, 2024
Frances Ann Ellis

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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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  • January 17, 2024
    Catherine S King says:
    I am so sorry to hear of Fran's passing. I had the pleasure of working with Fran for several years in home health. She was a caring and compassionate person and a wonderful nurse. I know she will be missed.

  • January 16, 2024
    Mary Clark says:
    I worked with Fran at New Hanover Home Health and she was the nicest person you could ever meet. She was truly a friend with her love for people and the best nurse a patient could ask for. A great Nursing Supervisor and treated office staff as well as nursing staff with great respect. Prayers for her family. RIP Fran.