Alice Rea Ellis House, 74, a longtime resident of Butner, passed away Sunday, February 6th at Hock Family Pavilion in Durham. She was a native of Granville County, the widow of Edward Darrell House and the daughter of the late Robert Irvin and Helen Moss Ellis. She was a member of Butner Presbyterian Church, a retired charge attendant at Murdoch Center and a homemaker. Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 PM Wednesday, February 9th 2011 at Butner Presbyterian Church by Rev. Dave Vellenga, Rev. Bryan Burtram and Rev. Cherrie Henry. Burial will be in Carolina Memorial Gardens in Creedmoor. Surviving are two daughters, Brenda R. Powers (Roger) of Stem, Judy R. Stem (Larry) of Oxford, two sons, Andy Rutledge (Ginger) of Stem,Wayne Rutledge (Peggy) of Northside, five sisters, Lil Poole of Roxboro, Grey Hudgins of Butner, Frances Wilkins of Stem, Clara Reynolds of Laurel Springs, Patricia Bradsher of Oxford, two brother, J.D. “Jim” Ellis of Cooksville, Tenn., Jack Ellis of Kernsville, seven grandchildren and six great grandchildren. Flowers accepted or memorials may be made to Butner Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 121Butner, NC 27509. Visitation 7:00-8:30 PM Tuesday evening , February 8th at the Eakes Funeral Home in Creedmoor and at other times at the home.
"Our prayers are with all of you at this time of sadness. We are thinking of each of you. Keith and Ann Riley"
"My thoughts and prayers are with all of Alices family, she was a very sweet lady and was a friend of my family since i can remember back.She is with the lord now where there is no suffering only joy and peace are with her now.may God be with the family members as they get thru this most difficult time in their lives.god bless sheila Bullock Cole"
"Mom you will be forever in my heart and will never be forgotten. I love you"
"My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Alice will be missed by all.
Betty Stephens Trautman"
"It is a loss to see her go. She is now up there with the angels."