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In Memory of

Alice Ellerson

July 10, 1928 - September 12, 2016

Obituary


Alice Carver Ellerson, 88, of Raleigh, passed away peacefully, after a long, beautiful life, Monday, September 12, 2016.

Alice was born July 10, 1928, one of eight children, in Binghamton, NY to the late James and Anna VanScoy Carver. Alice married her "love of her life" George Ellerson in January 1950. Alice and George and their four children moved to Raleigh, NC in the summer of 1966. The family attended St. Mark's United Methodist Church. Alice loved volunteering and participating at St. Mark's; she loved her church. She also enjoyed working in her yard...

Alice Carver Ellerson, 88, of Raleigh, passed away peacefully, after a long, beautiful life, Monday, September 12, 2016.

Alice was born July 10, 1928, one of eight children, in Binghamton, NY to the late James and Anna VanScoy Carver. Alice married her "love of her life" George Ellerson in January 1950. Alice and George and their four children moved to Raleigh, NC in the summer of 1966. The family attended St. Mark's United Methodist Church. Alice loved volunteering and participating at St. Mark's; she loved her church. She also enjoyed working in her yard picking up sticks, swimming, and exercising in the family's pool. She loved listening to gospel and country music and dancing with George. More than anything, Alice enjoyed helping others. Alice was a Beloved - Wife, Mother, Grandmother, Sister and Friend.

Alice was preceded in death by her parents, her loving husband George, and her six sisters and brothers: Eva, Helen, Mildred, William, Joyce, Gladys, Jean, and daughter-in-law Eloise.

She is survived by her loving children, Scott, Anna, Eddie, and Greg; grandchildren, Darcy, Jordan, and Jake; and two great-grandchildren, Jax and Leighton.

A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, September 19, 2016 at St. Mark's United Methodist Church in Raleigh. The family will receive friends from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Sunday, September 18, 2016 at Apex Funeral Home.

Flowers are appreciated or donations in Alice's name may be made to Transitions LifeCare or St. Mark's United Methodist Church, both of Raleigh.

Alice has fought the good fight of faith and has finished the race, and kept the faith. Now there is in store for her the crown of righteousness.