Originally created 01/17/04

Mrs. Elinor Elliott (AUGUSTA, Ga.)



AUGUSTA, Ga.- Elinor Christine Elliott, entered into rest Thursday, January 15, 2004 at her home at Brandon Wilde. She would have been one hundred years old in May of this year. Miss Elliott was a native Augustan and was the eighth of twelve children of Corinthia Shipp and Robert Edward Elliott, founders of Elliott Funeral Home. She is survived by her sister, Mrs. Joseph W. (Margaret Elliott) Evans, Augusta; 54 nieces and nephews, one of which is her namesake, Elinor Moran Zito, York, Penn.; two devoted caregivers, Betty Hammond and Margaret Richardson. Miss Elliott attended LaGrange College and is a graduate of the University of Georgia. She grew up in the family business but after college dedicated her working life to teaching in Richmond County schools. She spent many years at John Milledge School and will likely be remembered by many of those third grade students as a demanding, yet kind and caring lady. She was a member of Delta Kap pa Gamma Sorority, an educational sorority and the Augusta Country Club. Miss Elliott was a long time and devoted member of St. John United Methodist Church. Most of her life, from childhood until recent years, she could be found every Sunday morning in the family pew-fourth row center. In her earlier years, she was active in many facets of church life, including church Sunday School teacher, pianist, and choir member. St. John United Methodist Church was one of the loves of her life. A celebration of her life will be held at St. John United Methodist Church, Monday, January 19, 2004 at 3 p.m. with the Reverend Terry Phillips officiating. Interment will be at Westover Memorial Park. Contributions may be made to St. John United Methodist Church Endowment Fund, 736 Greene Street, Augusta, Georgia, 30901. Pallbearers will be Samuel E. Tyson, Jr., Elliott L. Evans, Jr., Paul H. Greenway, Jr., M. Holt Moran, J. Sewell Elliott, Jr., and Allen L. Elliott. Friends may call at the funeral home . Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle January 17, 2004