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In loving memory
Edna Mae Elliott
June 19, 1931 Dec. 24, 2014
Wednesday, December 31, 2014
Kendrick Chapel Missionary Baptist Church
Nevada County Rd #6
Rev. Reubin Radford
Tuesday, December 30, 2014
11:am until 5:pm
Sister Edna Smith Elliott, daughter of the late Tildon and Leedoshia Smith was born June 19, 1931, in Waldo, Arkansas, where she grew up. After marriage to Marvin Elliott, Sister Elliott lived a brief time in Kalamazoo, Michigan. She moved back to Willisville, where she lived the remainder of her life. A loving mother, grandmother, sister aunt and friend to many, Sister Elliott lived a full, active life, was active in her community and church and was always ready to travel.
At an early age, Sister Elliott joined Kendrick Chapel Missionary Baptist Church in Willisville, Arkansas. She was a faithful member of Kendrick Chapel when she departed this life. A laborer for most of life, she worked as a nurse's aide at Magnolia Regional Hospital, where she retired.
On December 24, 2014, in Magnolia Regional Medical Center in Magnolia, Arkansas, our Lord and Savior called her home to eternal rest. May her soul find peace, favor and acceptance with God. Indeed, may her good works live and be pleasing in His sight.
Sister Elliott is preceded in death by her parents; her sisters, Pearlie Mae Beasley and Earline McKinney; and her brothers, Melvin Smith and Otis Smith.
Cherishing her memories are her daughters, Carolyn Wilson (Lewisville, Texas); Joyce Elliott (Little Rock, Arkansas);Bettie Baldwin (Carrollton, Texas); Barbara El-Shabazz (Hampton, Virginia); one son, Charles Tidwell (Willisville, Arkansas) and long-time companion, Olandus Tidwell (Rosston, Arkansas). Preceding in death are her daughter, Gloria Elliott and her son Frederick Tidwell. Sister Elliott is survived by nine grandchildren, several great-grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.