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Shawn Ramsey

Ellen Williamson

January 11, 1972 - April 06, 2020

We have created a GatheringUs memorial to celebrate the life of Ellen Williamson. We hope that collecting your stories and memories here will offer great comfort for Ellen's family and all of us. We plan to gather for a celebration of life service in the future, but hope this virtual memorial will help us...  see more

OBITUARY
“There are certain people that’ll inhabit a small quite space inside your heart despite any circumstance, happening, or situation. They left a piece of themselves when your souls collides upon impact. And, there they’ll always subtly remain” – Victoria EricksonEllen Williamson was one of those people. She was a daughter, sister, aunt, friend, artist and so much more. Her smile lit up every room and she touched everyone she met. Her art...  see more
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  • Amy Harris
    Six months has gone by so fast, without you by my side, there hasn’t been a moment I didn’t think of you, or a day I haven’t cried. Time keeps moving on, there’s nothing I can do, but remember every moment, I was able to share with you. We miss you Ellen❤️
  • Amy Harris
    I called Ellen “BeBe” growing up. I followed her everywhere. This is one of the many days spent in the sprinkler in our backyard. Wanted to share...
  • Amy Harris
    Ellen created so many beautiful pieces of art. Here are just a few...
  • Amy Harris
    A good friend of mine sent me this poem that was read at her Grandmothers funeral. I think about Ellen so much when I read it and wanted to share.
  • Amy Harris
    Sweet Bella in the backyard on April 10th.
  • Melissa Kennedy
    Joy, kindness, grounded, fierce, loyal, brave, creative, loving...these are just a few words that come to mind when I think of Ellen Williamson, a life cut WAY TOO SHORT by breast cancer.

    Today I spend the whole day remembering our times together, our...  more
  • shelley bainter
    Today I went to what's become one of my favorite spots to remember and celebrate Ellen. There is mini-glen with a stream and a ginormous fallen tree on the ridge above. Down in the bottom by the water there have been little blooming things for weeks,...  more
  • Gail Kauranen Jones
    Celebration of Ellen’s life, at Lake Macedonia, Speight Branch Greenway, Cary, NC.

    11 a.m. to 1 p.m.—Good Friday, April 10, 2020

    I had the honor of coaching Ellen through the last six months of her life—so much of our time together she expressed...  more
  • Gail Kauranen Jones
    Gail Kauranen Jones added 5 photo(s) to the memorial Ellen Williamson:
  • Kate Pierce
    Remembering Ellen on this beautiful day. She was such an inspiration to so many and her spirit is truly palpable among us. Sending love and prayers to the entire Williamson family. You are not alone.
  • Amy Harris
    Mom and Dad’s backyard today❤️
  • Allison West
    💕
  • Jane Eldred
    Jane Eldred added 2 photo(s) to the memorial Ellen Williamson:
  • Jane Eldred
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  • Jane Eldred
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  • Jane Eldred
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  • Jane Eldred
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  • Jane Eldred
    Ellen Williamson was such an inspiration to so many. Her smile, zest for life, positivity and fearlessness gave us all hope. She was an amazing force of energy! While living in Raleigh, we grew our friendship and bonded a lot over music. She loved...  more
  • Elizabeth Galecke
    So grateful for the sweet memories I have of Ellen. Her strength and hope and spirit and resilience will always be with me. Just got home from spending time in my favorite neighborhood park in her honor...soaking up the sun, the animals, the breeze...  more
  • Cathy Camann
    We met as survivors in 2007 and remained breast friends. You fought like a girl! You are forever in my heart.
  • Sonia Kane
    In honor of you, dear Ellen, I wiggled my bare toes in the grass today at 11:00 and then checked on the new little wren family who have made a home among the pansies in my window box. I am so very grateful that our mutual love of creating art brought us...  more
  • Suzie Ellen Metz
    Remembering you today Ellen.
  • Wendy Sarratt
    Honoring my teammate and sending love to all
  • Theresa Huether Davenport
    My purple flower garden in memory of you my beautiful friend.
  • Jennifer Curry
    And just like that youre surrounding us today with your light, warmth, and beauty ❤️
  • Theresa Huether Davenport
    I feel so blessed to have shared so many memories with my beautiful friend Ellen. Her beautiful spirit will live on with all of us. Napa and Sonoma wine country was one of favorite trips. Love you forever my friend.
  • Brynn Blumling
    We love you Ellen ❤️
  • Kristen Spicer
    Our hearts are with you!!
    For Ellen
  • Sonya Borders
    I just always remember Ellen's big smile and the joy that seemed to radiate from her whenever you saw her. i loved the video of her dancing and smiling and all of her videos where she just reminded you to slow down and enjoy life.

    “The two hardest...  more
  • Sarah  Verdrager
    2003
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    ❤️
  • Sarah  Verdrager
    Trip to NYC 1989
  • Sarah  Verdrager
    2003
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    2003
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    2003
  • Sarah  Verdrager
    2003
  • Sarah  Verdrager
    2003
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    2003
  • Sarah  Verdrager
    1987 & 2003
  • Sarah  Verdrager
    Girl Scouts approx 1984
  • Sarah  Verdrager
    1982
  • Jennifer Curry
    Love, light, color, nature, creative, stylish, loyal, determined, spiritual, soulful, empathetic, fun, silly....That's Ellen Williamson A healer, teacher, and great listener to all those fortunate to have a piece of her in their life ❤️ will love and...  more
  • Heather Burns
  • Jennifer Bruton
    Page HS 20th reunion, great night!
  • Jennifer Bruton
    Ellen and Nichole at my wedding, 1996. So sweet of them to come!
  • Christiane Murray
    December 29, 1991
  • Christiane Murray
    Fall 1990 @ Meredith
  • Christiane Murray
    Summer 2003
  • Christiane Murray
    September 20, 2003
  • Christiane Murray
    September 19, 2003 Rehearsal Dinner