OBITUARY

Doris Elaine Sharpe Ellenburg

February 26, 1933April 7, 2018
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STATESVILLE- Mrs. Doris S. Ellenburg, 85, went home to be with her Lord on April 7, 2018 surrounded by her loving family.

Born on February 26, 1933 in Iredell County, she was the daughter to the late Hugh and Chloe Byers Sharpe. She loved to bake, especially her brownies and loved to watch TV. Doris was a member of Broad Street Church of Christ and loved serving God and her Church family. She assisted with the church’s Bible correspondence courses which included various prisons in North Carolina. She oversaw sending flowers to church members that were sick or passed on. Doris loved to send various cards to church members that were shut-in, celebrating birthdays, anniversaries, etc… She particularly enjoyed her Sunday’s lunch with her family.

In addition to her parents Doris is preceded in death by her loving husband, Billy Ellenburg Sr.; brothers, Ernest and Johnny Sharpe.

Left to cherish her loving memory are her two daughters, Debbie Ellenburg Davidson and Cindy (Lee) Bumgarner; son, Billy (Debbie) Ellenburg, Jr.; grandchildren, Traci (Joe) Burriss, Amy (Britt) Brookshire, Kerri (Alan) Williams, Ashley (Ryan) Goodson, Lauren Bumgarner and Courtney Bumgarner; great-grandchildren, Joseph Burriss, Matthew Burriss, Jay Brookshire, Bella Brookshire and Bear Williams; sisters, Peggy Hollar and Joyce (Johnny) Rhyne and many other loving family members.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, April 10, 2018 at Broad Street Church of Christ. Burial will be private and follow in the Bethel United Methodist Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m., Monday, April 9, 2018 at Bunch-Johnson Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Iredell County Hospice and Palliative Care, 2341 Simonton Road, Statesville, North Carolina 28625.

Memories and condolences may be sent to the family online at www.bunchjohnsonfuneralhome.com.

The Ellenburg Family is under the care of Bunch-Johnson Funeral Home.

  • DONATIONS

  • Hospice and Palliative Care of Iredell Co.

Services

  • Visitation Monday, April 9, 2018
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, April 10, 2018
REMEMBERING

Doris Elaine Sharpe Ellenburg

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Shirley Rochester

April 13, 2018

My thoughts and prayers are with you in the time of your sorrow. Cherish the good memories you have and may they give you strength in the days ahead. God just needed another angel so He called her home to be with Him free from suffering and pain. We will truly miss her.




Shirley Rochester

Rev. Max Hayes

April 9, 2018

My prayers are with the family. Mrs. Ellenburg was a wonderful lady. I had the honor to serve her and her family during the passing of her husband. I know her smile and southern charm will be missed by so many.

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