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Doreather Ellison

Doreather Ellison (Crosby)

Friday, August 2nd, 1929 - Friday, January 29th, 2021
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Mrs. Doreather Crosby Ellison, 91 of 939 Park Drive, Statesville, North Carolina, was born on August 2, 1929 in York County, South Carolina. She was the daughter of the late Eugene and Armenia Crosby. She departed her well lived blessed life on Friday, January 29 2021, at Davis Regional Medical Center in Statesville, North Carolina.

Mrs. Ellison was a faithful member of Highland Acres Church of Christ in Statesville, North Carolina until her health declined. She worked for many years at Sloan Cleaners as a presser and retired at the age of 62. She was united in marriage to John David Ellison, who preceded her in death.

In addition to her parents, and her husband, she was preceded in death by three children, Donnie Ellison, Clayton Ellison and Janice Ellison; four sisters and their spouses, Gladys (Robert) Whistine, Blairnell (Fred) McClure, Geraldine (James) Cobb, and Arthonnia (Roy) Turner, and three brothers and their spouses, Henderson (Margaret) Crosby, Willie (Naomi) Crosby, and Robert (Pamela) Crosby and a son-in-law, Lewis Feimster.

Those left to cherish memories are her daughter, Dorenda Feimster of Statesville; her son, William Ellison of Statesville; two sisters, Delores (James) Dollison and Flossie (Calvin) Lawrence; seven grandchildren, Lorenda (Howard) Hunter, Eric Feimster, Everett (Gleny) Feimster, Donnell (Latasha) Stevenson, Nakeysha Ellison, Jaketa (James) Mauney, and Brittany Ellison; eighteen great grandchildren, Da'Shandas Feimster, Jorell Gilbert, Ariyanna Feimster, Areeyale Feimster, Luke Horton, Eyan Feimster, Noah Feimster, Dontavious Robinson, Taqualin Robinson, Donnell Ellison, BreShawn Ellison, BreAunna Ellison, Jakiria Silver, Ekeelan Florence, Danielle Ellison, Kourtni Ellison, Teagan Mauney, and Jordan Phipps; eight great great grandchildren, Muhonnis Feimster, DaJahree Foster, Ma’Shondis Foster, Jorell Hugh Gilbert, Princeton Teasley, Royalty Roseboro, PrasJhas Reid, and Kaysen Walton, The Highland Acres Church Family, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, and friends.

Celebration of Life Services will be conducted Thursday, February , 2021, at 2:30 pm at Rutledge and Bigham Funeral Home, 603 South Center Street, Statesville, NC 28677. Brother Al Simmons will officiate.

There will be NO PUBLIC VISITATION (WAKE), unfortunately, with the COVID-19 Virus. We, at Rutledge and Bigham Funeral Home, along with other funeral homes across the country, have been issued a mandate to limit the number of family and/or friends at funeral services.

You can also view Mrs. Ellison's remains virtually on-line at: www.youtube.com, search Doreather Ellison's Viewing.

GO TO VIEW ONLINE STREAMING OF THE SERVICE...GO TO FACEBOOK TO Bernardeane Moton or Michael McClelland Page.

AFTER THE SERVICE IS OVER YOU CAN VIEW THE ONLINE VIDEO BY CLICKING ON HER PICTURE ON OUR WEBSITE. GO TO The BOOK OF MEMORIES CLICK ON PHOTOS AND VIDEO. YOU WILL SEE A LINK TO FACEBOOK - THAT'S THE ONLINE VIDEO.

Visit the Book of Memories for Mrs. Ellison at www.rutledgeandbigham.com. Rutledge and Bigham Funeral Home is serving the Ellison Family.
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Service Details

  • Service

    Thursday, February 4th, 2021 | 2:30pm
    When
    Thursday, February 4th, 2021 2:30pm
    Location
    Rutledge and Bigham Mortuary
    Address
    603 S. Center St
    Statesville, NC
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    Officiant
    Brother Al Simmons
  • Interment

    Thursday, February 4th, 2021 |
    When
    Thursday, February 4th, 2021
    Location
    Belmont Cemetery
    Address
    Greenbriar Road
    STATESVILLE, NC 28625
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