Katherine Marie Elliott, 93, a resident of Cleveland, passed away on Monday, February 19, 2018, in a local health care facility.
She was the daughter of the late George and Gertrude Scoggins Fairbanks and was also preceded in death by her husband, Willie J. Elliott, her brothers, George and Jackie and JC Cross, and her sister, Allie Erwin.
Mrs. Elliott was a licensed certified nursing assistant achieving her certificate in 1956. She was the first CNA to work at Bradley County Nursing Home when they opened in 1957. She attended White Oak Baptist Church and was a member of Bancroft Church of God.
She is survived by her daughters, Billie Jo Allman and Linda Faye Marler, her sons, Gary Dean Elliott and Coy Lynn Elliott several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren, her sisters Sue Parker, Mary Ricketts, Betty Springfield, her brothers Freddie Cross, James Cross and Ernest Cross.
A Remembrance of Life Graveside Service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday at Earl’s Cemetery with Reverend John Allman and Reverend Tommy Hindman officiating. Jeremy and Gary Eversole, Justin and John Allman, James Vernon and Tommy Hindman will serve as casket bearers.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday, from 5-8 p.m. at Jim Rush Funeral and Cremation Services Wildwood Avenue Chapel.