September 30, 1955 - December 24, 2020
Candace “Candy” Cox Ellis, age 65, of Bristol, VA passed away peacefully on Thursday, December 24, 2020 at N.H.C. Healthcare of Johnson City due to complications from diabetes. She was preceded in death by her parents, Ezra B. Cox, Jr and Dorothy “Dot” Ann Wheeler Cox. Candy was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and a friend to many. She was a graduate of Virginia High School in 1973 and Cumberland University in 1975 with a bachelor’s degree in Business administration. Candy also attended Virginia Tech. She was the chairperson for the educational committee of Bristol, TN/VA Realtors (BTVAR) for several years; a realtor for 26 years and was owner/operator of Friends Restaurant from 1986 – 1993. She also worked in her father’s business, Serv-All, for several years. Candy was a lifelong member of Central Presbyterian Church where she enjoyed playing handbells and helping with Meals on Wheels. Candy loved being with her family and especially hosting Holiday and birthday parties. She enjoyed reading, being at the lake, annual family beach trips and trips to Nashville. Survivors include her husband of 43 years, Michael D. Ellis; sons, John Ellis, Mark Ellis and wife, Rachel and Todd Ellis and wife, Sasha; grandchildren, Harper Ellis and Banner Ellis; special aunts, Coleen Wheeler and Ruth Keller and many special family members and friends. A private family memorial service will be conducted with Rev. Ann Aichinger officiating. An inurnment will be at Central Presbyterian Church Columbarium. The funeral service will be available for viewing on the church’s website after Saturday, www.centralpresbristol.org In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to Central Presbyterian Church, 301 Euclid Ave., Bristol, VA 24201. Condolences and memories may be left for the family at akardfuneralhome.com Akard Funeral Home, (423) 989-4800 is serving the Ellis family.
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