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Trinity United Methodist Church
Tuesday December 8th, 2020
5:00pm - 7:00pm

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Beam Funeral Service & Crematory
Wednesday December 9th, 2020

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Ellen Ballew



Ellen Edwards Ballew, 75, of Old Fort, North Carolina, passed away on the morning of Sunday, December 06, 2020 at her residence.


She was born in Yancey County on March 08, 1945 to the late Andy Edwards and Ruby Berry Edwards.


Known as a hard worker, Ellen was employed at Collins and Aikman for over 40 years. She enjoyed spending time in her garden, and she loved fishing.


In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by two siblings, Andy Edwards, Jr. and Louanne Hoover.


Survivors include her loving husband, Clarence Ballew; three children, Michael Ballew (Tammy), Marvin Ballew (Angela), and Jimmy Ballew (Roberta); nine grandchildren, Matthew, Ben (Chloe), Breanna, Chase, Brittany (Nick), Chelsie (Tristan), Ryan, Katelyn (Isaiah), Emily; several great grandchildren; and five sisters, Roxie, Betty, Jean, Maxine, and Della.


Visitation will be held on Tuesday, December 08, 2020 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Beam Funeral Service. A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, December 09, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. at Patton Cemetery in Burnsville.


At Ellen’s request, please no flowers.




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Clarence I was unaware that Ellen was departed. None of the Ballew neighbors informed me of her being
so sick. I am truly sorry to hear that she had passed away. I really loved her. She was a #1 person. She will
be missed. again I am so sorry. Martha Blevins

MARTHA BLEVINS Dec 10 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Ellen Ballew

James Edwards Dec 8 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Ellen Ballew

Larry & Benita suttle Dec 7 2020 12:00 AM

Clarence, Jim, Marvin and Mike,
Ellen will be greatly missed. She was a person if you didn't know as a friend you missed out ona special person in your life. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Everett and Cathy Davis Dec 7 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Ellen Ballew

Janet C. McGinnis Dec 7 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Ellen Ballew

Stephanie Boggs Dec 7 2020 12:00 AM

To all of miss Ellen's Family,sorry for your loss, she was one of a kind.

Kristie Lytle Dec 7 2020 12:00 AM

I am so very sorry for your loss. Please know all of you are in our prayers. We are always here if you need anything. Love you Ballew, Angela, Emily, Katelyn, Isaiah, & Mike.

Crystal Holmes Dec 7 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Ellen Ballew

Debra Cromeans Dec 6 2020 12:00 AM

I am sorry for your loss - cherish the wonderful memories.

Melinda Jackson

Melinda Jackson Dec 6 2020 12:00 AM