Ima Jean Elliott 

Published 9:33 pm Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Funeral services for Mrs. Ima Jean Elliott will be 11 a.m., Saturday, May 11, 2019, at Riverwood Family, with interment at Riverwood Memorial Park. Visitation will be from 5 until 8 p.m., Friday, May 10, at Riverwood.

Mrs. Elliott, 79, of Brookhaven, passed away May 7, 2019, at her residence. She was born in Vandalia, Missouri, July 2, 1940, to Edwin Stuart and Wilma Luebbers Stuart. She graduated college in her home state with her teaching degree and has made a difference in the lives of all students that she has taught through the years.

Her highest calling has been her family. She was a loving and caring wife, mother and grandmother. Mrs. Elliott traveled to see grandchildren play sports and was their greatest supporter.

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She was a member of Central Baptist Church, where she ministered to her church family as well as the community. She used her love of sewing and people to distribute gifts of love. She was a blessing to her family and will be missed by all who loved her.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Curtis Allen Elliott, and her parents.

Those she leaves behind to cherish her memory are, her sons, Mike Elliott and wife, Lisa, of Wesson, Joe Elliott and wife, Jennifer, of Bogue Chitto, Mark Elliott and wife, Tammy, of Richland, Washington; brother, Edwin G. Stuart and wife, Suzanne, of California; sisters-in-law, Cecile Hoffman and Denise Besemer and husband, David; eight grandchildren, Russell Elliott and wife Hannah, Rachel Elliott and Hunter Wilson, Joey, Elliott, Beth Elliott, Emily Elliott, Abby Elliott, Presley Elliott and Zoe Elliott; and two great-grandchildren, Parker Elliott and Rhett Wilson. She is also survived by her nieces and nephews, Kelly Stuart, Jill Curtis, Linda Hess, Paul Besemer; great nieces, Sophia and Leah, and great-nephew, Noah.

Memorials may be made to Central Baptist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 591, Brookhaven, MS 39602.

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