Eleanor Mayfield Ennis
Eleanor Mayfield Ennis, 95, of Murphy, passed away Monday, March 12, 2018, at her residence.
She was a native and lifelong resident of Cherokee County. Eleanor was the daughter of the late Giles William and Lily May Brittan Cover.
Marion and Eleanor were the founders of Ennis Hardware in Andrews in 1961. She loved her family, telling stories of growing up and her garden. Eleanor was a member of St. Andrew Lutheran Church in Andrews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Marion Ennis; one brother, Bill Cover; and two sisters, Jane Cover Orr and Anne Cover.
She is survived by her son, Giles Ennis and wife Pam of Murphy; one daughter, Ellaree Clonts and husband Winfield of Murphy; and five grandsons, Jeff Ennis, Brandon Clonts and wife Cristen, Adam Clonts and wife Kayla, Greg Ennis and wife Jocelyn and Logan Clonts.
Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. Wednesday, March 14, 2018, at St. Andrew Lutheran Church in Andrews. Pastor Richard Hanson officiated. Burial was held in Valleytown Cemetery. Pallbearers were Jeff and Greg Ennis, Brandon, Adam and Logan Clonts.
The family received friends from 1-3 p.m. Wednesday, March 14, 2018, at the St. Andrew Lutheran Church.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to St. Andrew Lutheran Church, PO Box 1941, Andrews, NC 28901.
You may send tributes to the Ennis family at www.townson-rose.com.
Townson-Rose Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.