Iva Lee (Blevins) Ellis

September 16, 1932 ~ January 27, 2020 (age 87)


Mrs. Iva Lee Blevins Ellis, age 87 of Roaring River passed away Monday, January 27, 2020 at Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital. 

Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM Thursday, January 30, 2020 at Reins-Sturdivant Chapel with Rev. Roger Wagoner officiating.  Burial will be in Mountlawn Memorial Park.  The family will receive friends from 12:30 until 1:30 PM prior to the service at Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home. 

Mrs. Ellis was born September 16, 1932 in Wilkes County to Lonnie Rufus and Ada Victoria Bell Blevins.  She was a member of Christian Fellowship Mission Church. 

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband; Floyd Wintford Ellis, one sister; Virginia Bauguess and one brother; Rufus Blevins. 

She is survived by a daughter; Judy West and husband Duane of Roaring River, four grandchildren; David Miller and wife Shelby of Hays, Derrick Miller and wife Ashley of Summerfield, Jessica Sale and husband Charlie of Ronda and Zach West and McKenzie Stokes of Roaring River, seven great grandchildren; Allison, Dylan and J.J. Miller, Callie Sale, Allen Stewart and wife Kristen, Brandon Stewart and Hailey Brittain and husband Jordon, two sisters; Vea Blevins and husband Ray of North Wilkesboro and Peggy Greene of Purlear. 

Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to Christian Fellowship Mission, PO Box 127, McGrady, NC 28649. 

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January 30, 2020

12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home
270 Armory Road
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659

Funeral Service
January 30, 2020

2:00 PM
Reins-Sturdiavant Chapel
270 Armory Road
Wilkesboro, NC 28659

Interment following funeral service
January 30, 2020

Mountlawn Memorial Park
Hwy 18 North
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659


Christian Fellowship Mission
PO Box 127, McGrady NC 28649

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