Elizabeth Evelyn Elliot, age 94, Erwin, passed away on Sunday, August 14, 2011 at her home.
She was born in Carter County, TN, and was a daughter of the late R. R. and Zola Smith Elliot. Elizabeth was a Charter Member of Ninth Street Baptist Church, and attended First Baptist Church of Boone, NC when she lived there. Elizabeth was a teacher, having taught in the Unicoi County School system, as well as in Watauga County at Appalachian State, having taught English. Other than her parents she is preceded in death by Sister: Pauline Brummett and husband Cecil, Brothers: Crawford Elliott, wife Elizabeth, Howard Elliott, wife Catherine and J. Frank Elliott, wife Emma. Brother-in-laws: Cecil Brummett and Stanton Reese.
Elizabeth leaves behind: Sister: Lucille Reese, Lakeland, FL; Best Friend and Caregiver: Gertha Laws, Erwin, TN; Other caregivers: Leanne Michaels, Virginia Norman, Lorriane Babb, Lisa Peterson, Christine Tipton and Ashley Cooper; Five Nieces; 10 Nephews.
A funeral service for Elizabeth Evelyn Elliot will be held at 7:00 PM, Tuesday, August 16, 2011, in the Chapel of Valley Funeral Home with Reverend Herman Clark officiating. Vocal selections will be provided by Mr. Joey Lewis. Visitation will be in the Chapel of Valley Funeral Home on Tuesday, August 16, 2011 from 6:00 PM until service time.
A committal service will be at 10:00 AM Wednesday, August 17, 2011 at Evergreen Cemetery Mausoleum Chapel. Those attending the committal service will meet at the Evergreen Cemetery Mausoleum Chapel at 10:00 AM.
Condolences and memories may be shared with the family through our website at www.valleyfuneralhome.net.
These arrangements are made especially for the family and friends of Elizabeth Evelyn Elliot through Valley Funeral Home, 1085 N. Main Ave., Erwin, 423-743-9187.