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Melissa McCormick Ellis

January 20, 1979 October 2, 2018
Melissa McCormick Ellis
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Obituary for Melissa McCormick Ellis

Driskill Funeral Chapel
201 Grandview Drive – P.O. Box 665, Amherst, Virginia 24521 - 434-946-5529

Obituary: Lynchburg, Amherst & Nelson

Melissa Kay McCormick Ellis, 39 passed away Tuesday, October 2, 2018 as a result of a motor vehicle accident near her home in Gladstone.

She was born in Lynchburg, January 20, 1979.

Melissa is survived by her husband, Christopher Michael “Chris” Ellis; three daughters: Sydney Madison Ellis, Jacie Raine Ellis and Addisyn Kaylee Ellis; parents: Guy Samuel “Buckshot” McCormick, Jr. (Jessica) and Phyllis Burks McCormick (Rodney); sisters: Stephanie McCormick Hansen (Patrick Hansen) and Kirsten Lee McCormick; grandmother, Frances McCormick, all of Gladstone; mother-in-law, Linda Kay Mays (Carroll E. “Tootsie” Mays) of Appomattox; sister-in-law Kimberly Mays Wolford (William “Porky” Wolford); Nieces and nephews: Hunter “Drake” Hansen, Mason Gage “May-May” Hansen, Bayleigh Wolford, Taylor Wolford and Hailey Lawhorne (Ray) and their children, Ryder and Brantley; and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

She was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents: Margaret Dinah Burks and Charles Russell Burks and her paternal grandfather, Guy McCormick, Sr.

Melissa was a wonderful wife, mother, daughter, sister and friend. She enjoyed hunting and fishing and was very active in supporting her girls in Amherst Dixie Youth Softball. Most of all she loved her family. They all knew her selfless love and deep friendship.

Friends are welcomed to visit at Driskill Funeral Chapel from 12 noon until 9:00 pm, Saturday, October 6, 2018. The family will be present from 6:00 until 8:00 pm, Saturday at the funeral home. A Funeral service for family and closest friends will be held at 2:00 pm, Sunday at the funeral home with Pastor Dwayne Martin officiating. Interment will follow in the family cemetery.

Driskill Funeral Chapel, Amherst. www.DriskillFuneral.com


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12:00 PM 10/6/2018 12:00:00 PM - 9:00 PM 10/6/2018 9:00:00 PM
Norris Funeral Services & Crematory - Driskill Chapel

201 Grandview Drive
P.O. Box 665
Amherst, Virginia 24521

The family may not be present from 12 to 6 and from 8 to 9 pm

Norris Funeral Services & Crematory - Driskill Chapel
201 Grandview Drive Amherst 24521 Virginia
United States

Visitation

Saturday

6

Oct

6:00 PM 10/6/2018 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 10/6/2018 8:00:00 PM
Norris Funeral Services & Crematory - Driskill Chapel

201 Grandview Drive
P.O. Box 665
Amherst, Virginia 24521

The family will be present from 6 pm until 8 pm

Norris Funeral Services & Crematory - Driskill Chapel
201 Grandview Drive Amherst 24521 Virginia
United States

Funeral

Sunday

7

Oct

2:00 PM 10/7/2018 2:00:00 PM
Norris Funeral Services & Crematory - Driskill Chapel

201 Grandview Drive
P.O. Box 665
Amherst, Virginia 24521

Family and closest Friends are Welcome

Norris Funeral Services & Crematory - Driskill Chapel
201 Grandview Drive Amherst 24521 Virginia
United States

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Ellis FAmily Cemetery Final Resting Place

Richmond Highway
Galdstone, VA 24553

Richmond Highway Galdstone 24553 VA
United States
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