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Drace M. Elliott

Sunday, October 9, 2005

Drace M. Elliott, 93, of Kennett, died Thursday, Oct. 6, 2005, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett.

Born May 30, 1912, at Sumach, Mo., a daughter of the late Ernest and Gertrude Toole Waddell, she was a member of the First Baptist Church of Kennett.

On Aug. 25, 1928 she married Ted Elliott who preceded her in death on April 15, 1987. She was also preceded in death by three sons, Teddy, Jerry and Jim Elliott; two brothers, Oral and Paul Waddell and three sisters, Corine Miller, Marie Holt and Neva Dunscomb.

Survivors include one son, Ron Elliott and wife, Francis, of Sikeston, Mo.; three daughters, Linda Grantham of Kennett, Trudie Speer of Rector, Ark., and Sheila Wiles and husband, Jerry, of Houston, Texas; one brother, Hal Waddell of St. Louis; four sisters, Erma Lee Vanderbilt of Gideon, Mo., Inez Pace of Malden, Mo., Doris Davidson of Pocahontas, Ark. and Annece Wojcik of San Jose, Calif.; 15 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services are 2 p.m. today, Sunday, Oct. 9, at McDaniel Funeral Chapel at Kennett with the Rev. Ed Jansson officiating.

Burial will be in Sumach Cemetery at Holcomb, Mo.

Pallbearers will be Wayne Elliott, Royal Elliott, Rick Grantham, Keith Grantham, Ron Elliott Jr., Steve Bailey, Terry Lovelace and Brandon Baca.

The family suggests memorials to the Sumach Cemetery Association.