Ellison ‘Killer’ Eure

Published 12:00 am Friday, June 13, 2003

On Tuesday, June 10, 2003, our family lost a beloved husband, father, brother, and grandfather, Ellison Eure. He passed away peacefully early Tuesday morning. He was affectionately known as &uot;Killer.&uot;

He leaves to cherish his memory his wife, Gracie C. Eure; a son, Lloyd V. Eure of Alexandria; a daughter, Loretta N. Eure of Suffolk; a grandson, Savion L.E. Adamson of Richmond; three sisters, Arlean E. Mabry of Hackensack, N.J.; Selma E. McEachern (Frederick) of Garner, N.C.; and Rose E. Martin (Roberto) of Hempstead, N.Y.; five brothers, Titus L. Eure (Helen) and R. Henderson Eure Jr. of Gates, N.C.; Lee Edward Eure (Shirley) of Mt. Olive, N.C.; Benny J. Eure (Ernell) of Iverington, N.J.; and Roosevelt Eure of Portsmouth; an aunt, Elezener Cross of Gates, N.C.; a brother-in-law, Lester Cross (Patricia), two sisters-in-law, Charlotte Blow (Ryland), and Brenda Boston (Phillip).

His parents, Lillie Chaney and R. Henderson Eure Sr., one brother, Ulysses L. Eure, and a sister, Glenn E. Johnson predeceased him.

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Ellison was employed as a mechanic at the Norfolk Naval Shipyard &uot;Shop 56,&uot; Portsmouth.

He was a member of the Vicksville Hunting Club, Sedley; and the Fantomn Club of Suffolk.

The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 14, in Stoney Branch Baptist Church, Gates, N.C. Burial will be in the Eure Family Cemetery, Gates.

The family will be receiving friends at the residence. Viewing and visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. Friday, June 13 at Peebles Funeral Home.