Kay Johnston Ellis

May 7, 1957 ~ October 16, 2020 (age 63)


Mrs. Kay Johnston Ellis, age 63, wife of Sam Ellis, died on Friday, October 16, 2020 at Wake Forest Baptist Health – Wilkes Medical Center.

Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM Wednesday, October 21, 2020 at Flint Hill Baptist Church with Rev. Kevin Souther and Rev. Mitchell Johnston officiating.  The body will be placed in the church at 1:30 PM.  Burial will be in the church cemetery.  The family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 PM Tuesday evening at Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home. 

Mrs. Ellis was born May 7, 1957 in Wilkes County to the late Gordon and Bernice Owens Johnston.  She was a member of Flint Hill Baptist Church.  She retired from NCDOT Traffic Services. 

In additional to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister-in-law, Jean Darnell.

She is survived by her husband of 45 years, Sam Ellis, of the home; her sister, Ann Hart and husband, Allen, of North Wilkesboro; two sisters-in-law, Mary Van Meter and husband, Wally, and Donna Meadows and husband, Stan; one brother, Dean Johnston and wife, Shelby, of Purlear; and two brothers-in-law, Tommy Ellis and wife, Cathy, and William Ellis and wife, Velma; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Flowers will be accepted or memorials made to Flint Hill Baptist Church, c/o Larry Wyatt, 221 Robinhood Road, North Wilkesboro NC 28659.

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October 20, 2020

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Reins Sturdivant
270 Armory Road, P.O. Box 1428
Wilkesboro, NC 28659

Funeral Service
October 21, 2020

2:00 PM
Flint Hill Baptist Church
Flint Hill Road
Wilkesboro, NC 28659

Interment following funeral service
October 21, 2020

Flint Hill Baptist Church Cemetery
1390 Flint HIll Road
Wilkesboro, NC 28659


Flint Hill Baptist Church
c/o Larry Wyatt, 221 Robinhood Road, North Wilkesboro NC 28659

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