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.