Ellen Gray (Giddens) Jackson Donavant

August 31, 1940 ~ August 31, 2021 (age 81)



Ellen Gray Jackson Donavant 81 of 139 Mallard Lane passed away on Tuesday, August 31, 2021 at Quail Haven Healthcare in Pinehurst.

Born in 1940 in Sampson County, NC to the late Bert and Carrie Ingram Giddens, Ellen was a homemaker and stay at home mother. She loved sewing and was the life of the party, she loved life and will greatly be missed. In addition to her parents Ellen is also preceded in death by a husband: Steve Jackson siblings: David Giddens, Elijah Giddens, Bennie Giddens, Luby Giddens and Patricia Giddens.

A Graveside Service will be held at 1:00 pm on Saturday, September 4, 2021 at Old Mill Church of God, 170 Williams Lake Road Roseboro with Pastor Donnie Honeycutt officiating.

A visitation will be held at the cemetery prior to the service from 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm on Saturday, September 4, 2021.

Ellen leaves to cherish her memories: husband: Phil Donavant of Raleigh, children: Barbara Jackson of Ashville, NC, Alice Myers and husband Keith of Rockingham, NC, Nancy Jackson of Hope Mills, siblings: Carl Giddens and wife Marsha of Rockingham, Carolyn Tew and husband Charles of Roseboro, Joyce Crisp and husband John of Dunn and Linda Hair and husband Charles of Frederickburg, Va, 7 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews.

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