Frankie Summers Eller, 83, of Statesville, N.C., died Tuesday, October 17, 2023, at her home after an extended illness. She was born in Iredell County on July 15, 1940, to the late George Summers and Alice Beckham Summers.

She was also preceded in death by her husband, Ronnie Eller; and two sisters, Sue Little and Beatrice Johnson.

Frankie was a wonderful gardener and could grow anything. She was loved by her family and will be missed.

Those left to cherish her memory include two daughters, Sherry Norman (Todd), and Kim Humble (Jeff); two grandchildren, Amber Varela and Eric Carrillo; five great-grandchildren; and a sister, Elsie Johnson.

A Graveside service will be held Thursday, October 19, 2023, at 3 p.m. at Fairview Baptist Church with Rev. Darren Johnson officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Iredell County, 2341 Simonton Road, Statesville, NC 28625.

Nicholson Funeral Home is honored to serve the Eller family.