Ms. Sylvia Ann Severt, age 69, passed away peacefully at her home on Friday, March 2, 2018.
The family will receive friends from 12 to 2 pm Monday, March 5 at St. Martin Lutheran Church. A service will be held at 2 pm with Rev. Ray Sipe officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Sylvia was born December 14, 1948 in Cabarrus county, a daughter of the late Gene James and Leoria Straughn Severt. She was also preceded in death by a son, Robert Ellison, and sisters, Helen Severt and Shirley Trull. She enjoyed reading, growing flowers and being with her family. Sylvia was a Christian woman who loved others as God commanded us to love. Her children, grandchildren, siblings, everyone, was so near and dear to her heart. She will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved her.
Those left to cherish her memory are her daughter, Elesha Ellison of Charlotte; son, Joseph Ellison and wife, Amy of Harrisburg; grandchildren, James David, Emily Elisabeth and John Jacob Ellison; great-grandchildren, Jayce Jacob and Rylee Gray Ellison and Isabella Grace Kearns; sister, Ivory Holland of Mt. Pleasant; brothers, Dennis Severt and Gene Severt, Jr. and wife, Carol of Concord; and a host of nieces, nephews and other loving relatives and friends.
Memorials may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Cabarrus County, 5003 Hospice Lane, Kannapolis, NC 28081.