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Ellen Drewry Adams

Memphis, TN

Free Spirit, Strong Mind, Good Heart. Ellen Drewry Adams, 65, passed away Monday, August 14, 2017. Ellen was a Registered Nurse for the Veterans Administration Hospital in Phoenix, Arizona for 29 years. A graduate of Bishop Byrne High School, she moved back to Memphis in 2014 to be near family. Ellen is survived by her husband of 34 years, Scott Adams; her son, Neil DeTrana (Dayna); four grandchildren, Shihiayah "Ellie" Young, David DeTrana, Matthew DeTrana, and Chris DeTrana; parents, Ruth and Bill Drewry; and siblings, Elizabeth Drewry (Art Farwell), Ruth Moncilovich (Tom), Rice Drewry (Theresa), and Polly Drewry. Ellen has donated her body to Genesis for medical research. A private memorial service will be held at the Drewry farm. A celebration of Ellen's life will be held at Celtic Crossing, 903 Cooper St., Memphis, TN on Sunday, September 3 at 2 p.m. Contributions in Ellen Drewry Adams' name may be made to the West Cancer Center in Memphis.
Published in The Commercial Appeal on Aug. 18, 2017
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