Bernice C. Ellis, 82, Blountville, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, November 24, 2019. Born in Scott County, VA she had resided most of her life in Blountville. Bernice was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Ben and Mattie Carter, and brother, Jay Carter.
Bernice is survived by her husband, Kenneth Ellis; daughter, Cindy Rowland and husband, Gary; son, Mark Ellis and wife, Diane; 5 grandchildren, Brandi Baker & husband, Wes, Taylor Rowland, Stephanie Ellis, A.J. Rowland and fiancée, Whitney Laurent, and Tiffany Ellis; 3 great-grandchildren, Cameron, Carson and Jackson; sister, Marie Robinson; brother, Raymond Carter; and several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 5-7:00 pm on Wednesday, November 27, 2019 at Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Home, Kingsport. The funeral service will follow at 7:00 pm with Pastor Eddie McAmis officiating.
The graveside service will be held at 2:00 pm on Friday, November 29, 2019 at Mountain Home National Cemetery.
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