June 25, 2016
Date of Service: June 28, 2016
Interment Location: Garden of Devotion
Bert Velma Lowe Elliott, 92, Elizabethton, passed away Friday, June 24, 2016 in the Johnson City Medical Center. Born March 17, 1924 in Johnson County, to the late William & Doxie Fritts Lowe. She had lived in Elizabethton for 70 years. Bert was a retired Supervision with the Raytheon Corporation, Bristol. She was a member of Grace Baptist Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two sisters: June Angel, and Blanche Walton and four brothers: Foy, Brooks, Chase and Lon Lowe. Her hobbies were cooking, making Jelly and gardening. She was a very generous person.
Survivors include her husband of 74 years: Howard Elliott. Her daughter & son-in-law: Jean & Leonard Peters of Elizabethton. Her Grandson and his wife: Steve & Terri Peters, Chicago. Three Great Grandchildren: Trent, Tatum and Tanner all of Chicago. Three Sisters: Dorothy Peters, Nell Cates and husband Carl and Alean Cooper and husband Don all of Elizabethton. Several nieces & nephews. Her very special friend at Hermitage Health Center, Eula Jones and her cat Peepers.
Funeral Services will be conducted at 7 p.m. Monday in Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Ron Owens and Rev. Travis Tyler officiating. Graveside Service and Interment will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 28, 2016 in Happy Valley Memorial Park. Music will be provided by David Arney. Active Pallbearers who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 9:50 a.m. Tuesday will be: Mike Lowe, Carl Taylor, Jeff Cates, Keith Davenport, Doug Bailey, Gary Leonard, Jimmy Lowe and Bob Elliott. Honorary Pallbearers will be: Greg Cates, Harol Smith, David Ferguson, Don Cooper, Mitchell “Butch” Peters, Carl Cates and Norman Greer. The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m. Monday in the funeral home. A special “Thank You” from the family to Hermitage Health Center for the love and care they gave to Mrs. Elliott. In lieu of flowers the family request that memorials be made in memory of Mrs. Elliott to the Carter County Humane Society, P.O. Box 134, Elizabethton, Tenn. 37644 or to the donor’s favorite charity. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 9:50 a.m. Tuesday to go to the cemetery. Condolences may be sent to the family at our web-site www.memorialfcelizabethton.com.
Memorial Funeral Chapel is serving the Elliott Family