Nancy and Bobby Ellis

Nancy Carol Williams was born on September 20, 1946. She received undergraduate and graduate degrees in early childhood education and library science from East Carolina University. She has taught and served as a media specialist in the Nash-Rocky Mount School System.

She married Bobby Ray Ellis of Rocky Mount in 1968. Bobby taught physical education in the Rocky Mount public schools.

They are the parents of two daughters, Amy Leigh Ellis and Lisa Carol Ellis.

Nancy's poetry

Amy Leigh Ellis

Amy Leigh Ellis

Amy Leigh Ellis was born on June 14, 1973. She received a BA in sociology from North Carolina Wesleyan College and a Master of Library Science [MLS] from East Carolina University. She was employed as a media specialist with the Nash County School System. Amy died on July 10, 2015.

Lisa and Sean at their wedding on September 12, 2009

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wedding write-up [click here]

Eulogy for Amy

Lisa Ellis Noble

Lisa Ellis Noble was born on December 13, 1974. Lisa is a graduate of the University of North Carolina with a BA in pyschology and an MA in nursing from UNC as well. She is employed as a nurse at Memorial Hospital in Chapel Hill.

Lisa and Sean Noble were married on September 12, 2009.

They are the parents of a daughter, Reagan Taylor Noble,born in 2012 and Harper Olivia Noble born May 24, 2015.

Lisa and Sean Noble with Reagan and Harper [2018]

Amy, Nancy and Lisa
Reagan Taylor Noble

Reagan Noble, daughter of Sean Noble and Lisa Ellis Nobel, is the grand-daughter of Bobby Ellis and Nancy Williams Ellis. She is the great granddaughter of Charles T. and Lucille Taylor Williams. Below right, Reagan at age six.


Reagan Taylor Noble


Dancing Ellis Girls


The Ellis Babies