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Anna Allan Ellis

August 31, 1984March 7, 2018
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Anna Allan Ellis, 33, resident of Roswell, GA, passed away on March 7, 2018.

Anna was born in Atlanta, Georgia and grew up in Roswell, Georgia. She graduated from Roswell High School and received a BA from Georgia Southern in Art History. While attending Georgia Southern, she also did a semester abroad in Cortona, Italy. Anna was a true artist and creativity was her way of life. This included painting, sculpture, jewelry-making, and crafts.

Anna was a lover of animals and had her own pet-sitting business, which was not a job to her but something she loved. Her family and friends thought of her as a pet "whisperer". She was an active supporter of the Humane Society and the Marfan Foundation.

Survivors include her parents; Bonnie and Tom Ellis, Sisters; Emily Tabb (Nathan) and Molly Ellis, Niece; Eleanor Tabb, Aunts and Uncles; Jon and Yael Ellis, Wendie Farr, Donna Young and Linda Ellis. She is also survived by 25 cousins and many friends.

Services will be held at Roswell Funeral Home, 950 Mansell Rd. Roswell, GA. 30076. Visitation will begin at 1:00 pm with a memorial service to follow at 2:00 pm Sunday, March 18, 2018.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to: The Atlanta Humane Society https://atlantahumane.org/in_memory/#.Wqq-a8uWyAg Or The Marfan Foundation.

Services

  • Visitation Sunday, March 18, 2018
  • Memorial Service Sunday, March 18, 2018
REMEMBERING

Anna Allan Ellis

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Vickie and Andy Ross

March 21, 2018

We remember fondly the times we all spent together when Anna was little. Our families practicing 'exchange vacation parenting', where your girls stay with us and visa versa, for adult holidays was a great way to truly experience the gift of Anna. We will never forget when Anna first came over and we thought.....oh look Molly and Emily have a real live doll! She was so so cute with that high voice and perky little personality. Fond times for all of us. We are so sorry for your loss. Thank you for the gift of Anna.

Nicole C

March 16, 2018

I’m so sorry for your loss. May you find comfort in God’s promise of a resurrection where we will be reunited with our loved ones who have passed away and will never be separated by death again - John 5:28, 29; Revelation 21:3,4

Pamela Bateman

March 13, 2018

Dear Bonnie, Tom and family, We are so very sad and profoundly sorry over your losing Anna. She and Ashleigh shared an enduring friendship since 1994, and during those early years the girls had many visits at each other's homes. Anna was a devoted animal lover, and enjoyed being around our assortment including ponies and pigs. The girls caught and released a number of turtles together. One very special time was New Year's weekend 1999, when Anna joined our family trip to Saint Augustine. We watched the fireworks over the water and had a delightful, very memorable trip. We'll treasure that time we had with her. Anna was lovely inside and out, and we cannot adequately express our sorrow.

Here's a photo of young Anna at a happy time with friends.

Love, Pamela and Dave Bateman

Alison Thompson

March 12, 2018

My sweet Anna...you were such a very special and unique old soul. Unlike any other friend I’ve had. I feel so lucky to have been able to spend so much time and make so many memories with you.
You will be missed everyday but i know you will always be with us.
-SS/TW/Alison


Mary Quinn Templeton

March 12, 2018

May peace be with you in this time of grief. I send love to all of the Ellis family.

SUE SHARP

March 11, 2018

Such a sweet and gentle spirit; that’s what comes to mind when I think of Anna banana. She was a mixture of being strong and delicate, fragile yet so tenacious . Truly artistic and the ultimate animal whisper guru. She was truly loved and will be greatly missed. Molly and Emily you both were the best Big Sisters ever. May your heart ache be soothed by the fond memories she left you both. Tom and Bonnie there are no words. My heart breaks for you

Lynn Hamilton

March 10, 2018

I am so sorry for the loss of this sweet spirit from a family of beautiful, loving people. My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time.

Lin Sherbinski

March 9, 2018

It was an honor to have spent time with Anna. She was such a wonderful young lady. She made my dogs melt when they would see her. Truly a dog whisperer !
Her love for her family was conveyed to me several times when we had lunch or just visited with each other. Her mom's strength when she got sick or had surgery. Her new car that her dad helped her pick out. Excitement about her sister having a baby soon! Fun living with her sister. Vacations as a child. Crystals and healing we could talk about for hours...Her love of art which probably came from her mom...
I will miss her beyond words.......and with tears in my eyes and a heavy heart am just so thankful to have spent time with such an angel.

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY