Genora "Genny" Elliott | 1925 - 2012 | Obituary

Genora "Genny" Elliott
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Genora "Genny" Elliott

Born: March 10, 1925
Died: December 28, 2012

Genora "Genny" Elliott, 87 of Bartow, FL died peacefully in her home on December 28, 2012 from complications of Alzheimer's disease. She was born March 10, 1925 in Greenup County, KY. She was preceded in death by her parents Albert & Florence Melvin, three sisters, three brothers and her husband, Curtis Elliott. She is survived by her beloved children; Claudia (William) Bodette of Garden, MI, Albert (Meg) Tackett of Beulah, MI and Clayton Tackett of Bartow, FL. Her grandchildren; Paul (Shree) Williams of Waterford, MI, Darwin (Cindy) Williams of Wesley Chapel, FL and Tracy Tackett of Waterford, MI. Six great grandchildren and One great great grandchild. She is also survived by her loving companion, Charles Newmann and many nieces, nephews and friends. In 1970, Genny and Curtis moved to Bartow, FL. With her people-loving personality Genny went to work for Publix Supermarkets in 1972, a job she reluctantly retired from in 2008 at age 83. When time availed itself, Genny also enjoyed sewing, quilting & Bingo. One who preferred family time to travel; she nevertheless delighted in her annual trip to Las Vegas. A loyal, hard-worker with a generous spirit and a very quick wit, Genny always put a smile on the face of those having the pleasure of her company. She was dearly loved and will be missed beyond measure. Visitation will be 1/3/2013 from 6 to 8 pm at Carman Funeral Home in Flatwoods, KY. Graveside service 11:00 am on Friday 1/4/2013 at Bellefonte Memorial Gardens in Flatwoods, KY. Memorial contributions: Good Shepherd Hospice, 105 Arneson Avenue, Auburndale, FL 33823 or Charity of your choice.

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