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Denise Ellis

May 21, 1938 July 30, 2018
Denise Ellis
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Obituary for Denise Ellis

Durham: Denise Ellis, 80, died Monday, July 30, 2018, at Duke University Hospital. She was born in Durham, the daughter of the late Worth Knight Ellis and Dorothy Alma Teele Ellis. She graduated from Watts School of Nursing and retired from Durham Regional Hospital as a Registered Nurse.

Ms. Ellis is survived by her brother, Patrick Ellis (Dorothy); sister, Michele E. Dozier; nephew, Michael Ellis (Miriam); niece, Mandy Norris (Tracy); great nephews, Maddox Ellis, Tevin Norris and great nieces, Olivia Norris and Macey Ellis.

A memorial service will be held 11 a.m., Friday, August 3, at Clements Funeral Chapel in Durham with Rev. Chris Gaynor and Pastor Josh Navey officiating. The family will receive friends following the service in the lobby and at other times at the home of her brother, Pat and Dot Ellis.

The family is being assisted by Clements Funeral and Cremation Services, Inc. in Durham. Online condolences may be sent to

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11:00 AM 8/3/2018 11:00:00 AM
Clements Funeral Chapel in Durham

1105 Broad Street
Durham, NC 27705

Clements Funeral Chapel in Durham
1105 Broad Street Durham 27705 NC
United States

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