Nelson County, Virginia
Due to enormous inquires and requests we are re-posting the funeral and obituary information here on Kirstin Dawn Ellis. As you know by now Kirstin lost her life in a tragic auto accident last week. Our thoughts, prayers and wishes of strength are with Kirstin’s family and friends in these difficult days.
Kirstin Dawn Ellis, 14, of Truslows Lane, Nellysford, died Tuesday, June 7, 2011, as the result of an automobile accident.
She was born on September 25, 1996, in Richmond, a daughter of Keith Andrew Ellis of Nellysford and Melanie Cole Fields of Gastonia, North Carolina.
Kirsten was an “A” honor roll student at Nelson County High School and a member of the Nelson County High School Color Guard. Kirstin also served as manager for the Junior Varsity Soccer Team, Freshman Class President, and was a class clown who was loved by all.
In addition to her parents, she is survived by her sister, Ashley Ellis of Nellysford; her paternal grandparents, Tim and Alice Eberwien of Nellysford, and David and Janice Ellis of Midlothian; maternal grandparents, Tammy and David Hogge of Chesterfield, and Joseph and Lori Fields of Powatan; three uncles, Cameron Eberwien of Nellysford, Steven Fields and Austin Jimerson; three aunts, Emma Eberwien of Nellysford, Missy Gershowitz and Andrea Burnham. Kirstin is also survived by a host of friends and other relatives.
A funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Monday, June 13, 2011, at Calvary Baptist Church in Lovingston, with the Reverend Jim Bushong officiating.
The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Sunday, June 12, 2011, at Calvary Baptist Church in Lovingston.
The family suggests that memorials take the form of contributions to the Nelson County High School Marching Band.
Arrangements are by the Wells/Sheffield Funeral Chapel in Lovingston, Virginia, 434-263-4097.