Ellen Jenness, formerly of Beaufort, South Carolina and Gresham, Oregon, passed away peacefully at the Sunnybrook Rehabilitation facility in Raleigh, North Carolina on Wednesday, November 18, 2020.
In addition to her parents, Sammie and Ella Smith, Ellen was preceded in death by her husband John Jenness, daughter Roxie Holmes Lee, and younger brother Randy Smith.
She is survived by four children, William Holmes (Sue Holmes), Sherman Holmes, Jr. (Connie Holmes), Karen Holmes, and Debra Baker (Charles Baker) as well as 13 grandchildren and 14 Great-grandchildren. Surviving siblings include William (Buck) Smith, Elizabeth Dennison, and Rudy Smith as well as countless other family throughout South Carolina.
A graveside service will be held at 11 o’clock Saturday morning, November 21, 2020, at Beaufort Memorial Gardens in Beaufort, South Carolina.