Patricia D. Ellis

Published 3:20 pm Thursday, October 20, 2016

FRANKLIN — Patricia Dixon “Pat” Ellis, 71, passed away on Oct. 18, 2016, in Southampton Memorial Hospital.



Pat was born in Newport News, a daughter of the late Beril William and Yvonne Moose Smith, and was predeceased by her husband, Charles Daniel “Dani” Ellis, and a brother, Beril W. Smith Jr.

She was a member of West Suffolk Baptist Church, and was a retired Quality Control technician at Union Camp.

Survivors include two children, Tina D. Neal of Franklin and Herbert T. Dixon Jr. (Vanessa) of Franklinton, North Carolina; two stepchildren, Christopher D. Ellis and Colleen E. Dover (Casey), all of Stem, North Carolina; one sister, Katie S. Faulk of Wilmington, North Carolina; one brother, Ernest Smith (Vivian) of Yorktown; sister-in-law, Brenda Smith of New Kent; six grandchildren, Charles A. Nahrebecki (Rebecca), Bobbi Neal Rybolt (Trent), Tyler, Evan and Madison Dixon and Parker E. Dover; and three great-grandchildren, Anthony and Austin Nahrebecki and Nikolai Rybolt.

The funeral will conducted at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 23, in Wright Funeral Home with Pastor Ben Scofield officiating. Burial will follow at Southampton Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the service, and suggests that memorials be made to West Suffolk Baptist Church, 1001 Kenyon Court, Suffolk, VA 23434.