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Patricia Maynard Ellis, daughter of the late Charles and Ruby Maynard was born January 4, 1951 in Greensboro, North Carolina. She departed this life on February 11, 2018 at her home surrounded by her Family. “Chubby or Nana”, as she was fondly called, was married to the late Michael V. Ellis. She was preceded in death by her son: Shawn Ellis Sr. and brothers: Charles, James and Melvin Maynard. Chubby was employed at Gilbarco for twenty (20) years until she retired. Chubby leaves to cherish her precious memories: daughters: Angela Maynard (Anthony) of Greensboro, and Desiree Cole (Muhammad) of Hampton, Virginia; sisters: Glenda Maynard, Jennifer Thompson, Joyce Rankin, Linda and Teresa Herbin, all of Greensboro; brother: Gary Maynard of Greensboro; grandchildren: Tia, Quantae, Michael, Brittany, Rashieka, Shyheim, Shawn Jr.; great grandchildren: Kiara, Lyric, Ayden, and Mathias; a very special and dear aunt: Maggie; special friends, Edna, Janice and Veronica; and a host of other Family and friends that loved her dearly. But, God loved her best. A service honoring her life will be held at the Cassie Coote-Brown Memorial Chapel; 909 East Market Street, Greensboro, North Carolina, 27401 on Friday, February 16, 2018. The visitation will begin at 12:30 pm and the service will follow at 1:00 pm. The interment will take place following the service at Lakeview Memorial Park; 3600 N Ohenry Boulevard, Greensboro, North Carolina, 27405.

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  • Monday, February 12, 2018
    Our staff will continue to keep your family in our prayers. We thank you for allowing us to serve your family.
    ~ Perry J. Brown Funeral Home
  • Monday, February 12, 2018
    Much love my sisters hang in there
    ~ kwame cole   Greensboro, NC
  • Thursday, February 15, 2018
    I am so sorry for the loss of your dear loved one. There is a very comforting scripture found at Isaiah 25:8. It says that soon Jehovah will swallow up death forever and that he will wipe away all of the tears. So we can look forward to a time when death will be done away with forever. I hope that this scripture can bring some comfort during this time.
    ~ Kayla P
  • Tuesday, February 13, 2018
    We were deeply saddened by the news of Patricia’s passing. Fond memories came to mind of us playing together on the Ray Warren Homes Playground. Patricia was a great player on the Ray Warren Homes Softball Team. She was short and small but no one could have a better softball team back catcher. We want to express our sympathy and let you know that our thoughts and prayers are with the family at this time. Mary, Delores and Rhonda Graves
    ~ Mary Graves Cunningham   Jamaica, NY
  • Thursday, February 15, 2018
    Please accept my deepest condolences for the loss of your dear love one. May you find comfort comfort in knowing that Jehovah God will soon eliminate such pain and suffering by means of his kingdom Psalms 46:1, 7. For more comforting words go to JW.org.
    ~ Dorothy
  • Saturday, February 17, 2018
    My Prayers are with the family, as I leave you with this comforting scripture.2 Corinthians 1: 3, 4 (3) Praised be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the father of tender mercies and the God of all comfort, (4) who comforts us in all our trials so that we may be able to comfort others in any sort of trial with the comfort that we receive from God.
    ~ P Land   Owings Mills, MD
  • Sunday, February 25, 2018
    Please accept my heartfelt condolences. It is always painful to lose a loved one. I too have lost many dear ones to death. In the Lord’s prayer. Jesus says at Matthew chapter 6, verse 10: ‘Let your kingdom come. Let your will take place, as in heaven, also on earth.’ I find this comforting because nowhere in the Bible is sickness or death mentioned as occurring in heaven; hence, I look forward to seeing God’s will for the earth to be carried out just as it is in heaven. Then we can be reunited with our loved, and enjoy life on earth forever as Almighty God Jehovah purposed from the beginning. [Psalm 37:29] I sincerely hope that these words serve as some comfort to you at this time.
    ~ Irene