November 26, 2014
Date of Service: November 30, 2014
Interment Location: Masonic Section
Ruth Alice Norris Elliott, 89, Elizabethton, passed away Wednesday, November 26, 2014 in the Sycamore Shoals Hospital after an extended illness. A native of Johnson County, she was a daughter of the late Guy David and Gladys Greenwell Norris. She had lived most of her life in Elizabethton. Ruth attended Watauga Academy and graduated from Elizabethton High School in 1944. She took her nursing training at the Cadet Nursing School, Baptist Hospital, Nashville. She worked at the former Carter County Memorial Hospital for over 30 years. She was a member of the Elizabethton Senior Citizens and Grace Baptist Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband: Silas Wayne Elliott in 1996 and by a sister: Rudene Forrester.
Survivors include Three Children and their spouses: Kathy & Roy Dula, Sandra & Roy Miller and Gary & Karen Elliott all of Elizabethton. Six Grandchildren: Kristi Haws and husband Carter, Eric Miller, Jason Elliott and wife Michele, Suzanne Elliott and Chris Runion , Mark Dula and wife Taylor and Erin Dula. Six Great Grandchildren: Graham, Gretchen, Tori, Karragan, Sara & Kayleigh. Two Nieces: Judy & Jeri. Her Room Mate at Ivy Hall Nursing Home: Marilyn Birchfiel and family.
Funeral Services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, November 30, 2014 in Memorial Funeral Chapel with Dr. Kenneth Jordan officiating. Burial will follow in Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active Pallbearers will be: Jason Elliott, Chris Runion, Eric Miller, Mark Dula, Graham Haws and Teddy Greenwell. Honorary Pallbearers will be: Friends and neighbors of Walker Street and her Co-Workers and friends of the former Carter County Memorial Hospital. The family would like to express a special “Thank You” to Judy Deloach and Caregivers at Ivy Hall Nursing Home for the excellent care that our mother received. The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. Sunday prior to the funeral service. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.memorialfcelizabethton.com.
Memorial Funeral Chapel is serving the Elliott family.