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Seaver-Brown Chapel
Thursday December 21st, 2017
6:00pm - 7:00pm

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Funeral Service

Seaver Brown Chapel
Thursday December 21st, 2017
7:00pm - 8:00pm

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Debra Jean Ellis

MARION, Va.

Debra Jean Ellis, age 57, passed away peacefully, Sunday, December 17, 2017 at her home with her children by her side.

Debra was born March 16, 1960 in Danville, Va. to the late Bobby and Myrtle Wilson. She lived most of her life in Marion, Va., serving the community working as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker.

Debra is survived by her two beloved sons, Tom Dooley and wife, Amy of Abingdon, Va., and James Ellis, Jr. of Marion, Va.; two grandsons, Levi and Oliver Dooley; two sisters, Carolyn Wilson of Danville, Va., and Rhonda Haymore of Lynchburg, Va.; and four nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, December 21, 2017 at 7 p.m. at Seaver-Brown Chapel. The family will receive friends Thursday from 6 until 7 p.m. at Seaver-Brown Chapel.

At Debra’s request, she will be cremated and her ashes will be scattered by her sons in a private ceremony at a later date.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the family at www.seaverbrown.com. Seaver-Brown Funeral Service and Crematory is honored to serve the family of Debra Jean Ellis.


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Guestbook

I am so very sorry for your loss. Please find comfort in God's sure promise of a resurrection as set forth in the Bible. (Acts 24:15; John 5:28,29) Those who are raised to life will have the prospect of never again being subject to misery, sickness, or death. (Revelation 21:4) I hope that reflecting on these thoughts will give you some relief during this difficult time.

K Dec 31 2017 12:00 AM

James, I know how dear you were to your mother. She talked about you every day. She was so proud of you. Tommy, you were a part of our workplace when she was at the Bridge. She was very proud of you as well and loved her grandbabies. James and Tommy, I am so sorry for your loss. Your mother was a good friend of mine. I hadn't been in touch with her for a number of years because life got in the way but she was a special person and she was loved.

Angela Eades-LaFollette Dec 23 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Debra Ellis

Angela Eades-LaFollette Dec 23 2017 12:00 AM

I am so sorry I wasn't able to make it to the service. Please know that you remain in my thoughts. It was such a pleasure to know Debra. Her kindness was an inspiration to many, including those of us fortunate enough to work with her. Although no words can take away your pain, I hope your memories give you comfort in this difficult time.

Jamie Moser Dec 21 2017 12:00 AM

James and Tommy I'm so sorry for your loss...Debra will be missed by so many she was a very beautiful angel on this earth

Shawna Badillo-Vazquez Dec 19 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Debra Ellis

Shawna Badillo-Vazquez Dec 19 2017 12:00 AM

Tom, please know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers at this difficult time.

Stephanie Jones Dec 19 2017 12:00 AM

James and Tommy - Your Mother was much loved by many. She will be missed. - Sorry this has happened. You have lost a wonderful mother and we have lost a good friend. If you need anything let me know.

Stephen Woodard Dec 19 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Debra Ellis

Stephen Woodard Dec 19 2017 12:00 AM

Tom and Family, We are sorry for the loss of your mother. May God comfort each of you today and in the many days ahead. Our prayers are with you. Shana & Family

Shana Phillips Dec 19 2017 12:00 AM

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