Evelyn M. Ellis

September 10, 1928January 2, 2018

Evelyn M. Ellis, 89, of Richmond, passed away on Tuesday, January 2, 2018. She was preceded in death by her parents, James Mason and Frances Farmer Ellis; sister, Ruth Ellis Hart; and brother, James Lee Ellis. Evelyn was active in the children's ministry at Broadus Memorial Baptist Church for many years. Left to cherish her memory are her niece, Mary Hart; and nephews, Mason Hart, William, Ralph and Bernard Ellis. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. on Thursday, January 11, at Nelsen Funeral Home, 4650 S. Laburnum Ave., Richmond, Va. 23231, where a funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday.


  • Visitation

    Thursday, January 11, 2018

  • Funeral Service

    Friday, January 12, 2018


Evelyn M. Ellis

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Phil Peacock

January 5, 2018

Evelyn was a one-of-a-kind person. Though without children of her own, she loved to teach and care for the little ones. She also was a wealth of memories and stories to the very end.