Elliott served Elizabethton for decades

John Thompson • Mar 24, 2012 at 10:21 AM

ELIZABETHTON — Haynes Elliott grew up in a town that was dominated by one industry. His hard work, colorful personality and persuasive contestation helped transform Elizabethton into a more diversified economy.

Elliott died Tuesday at 89. Up until the last few years of his life, Elliott remained an active leader in the community, promoting economic development and recruiting new businesses for the community.

—Subscribers to either the print or online version of Johnson City Press have full access to our electronic edition. The complete text of this article appears on page 4A of the March 24 edition.

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