Cover photo for Ellen Sears Burns's Obituary
Ellen Sears Burns Profile Photo
1934 Ellen 2020

Ellen Sears Burns

November 9, 1934 — October 8, 2020

Ellen Lorene Sears Burns, 85, of Charlotte, North Carolina passed away October 8, 2020.

She was born in Cleveland County, North Carolina on November 9, 1934 to the late William Aris Sears and Ruby Mae Morris Sears.  

Ellen is survived by her husband, Charles L. Burns; son, Charles Jeffrey Burns; daughter-in-law, Julia Ann Burns; beloved grandson, Thomas Jeffrey Burns; and sister, Avis Sears Gibbs.

Ellen enjoyed her career as an administrative assistant with United Artist Theatres of North and South Carolinas.  She enjoyed cooking and traveling, took pride in her appearance, and had a passion for interior decorating.  She was a devoted Christian and loved her family deeply.

Visitation will be held from 1:00pm - 2:00pm on Wednesday, October 14, 2020 at Raymer-Kepner Funeral Home, 16901 Old Statesville Rd., Huntersville.  Funeral services will follow the visitation at 2:00pm in the funeral home chapel.  Interment will follow the service at Carolina Memorial Park in Harrisburg, North Carolina.

Memorial contributions may be made in Ellen's memory to Lake Norman Baptist Church, 7921 Sam Furr Rd., Huntersville, NC 28078.

Online condolences and memories may be shared at



To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Ellen Sears Burns, please visit our flower store.


Visits: 26

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree