Lillian Yates Elliot, 87, of Hertford, N.C., went to be with the Lord Saturday, April 7, 2012, in Vidant Chowan Hospital, Edenton.
Mrs. Elliott was born in Crittenden County, Ky., and was the daughter of Silas Andrew and Mary Susie George Yates. A retired secretary in the School Bus Maintenance Department of the Perquimans County School System, she was a member of Hertford Baptist Church where she had taught Sunday School and had served as a G.A. leader.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William O. "Red" Elliott; her sons-in-law, Archie Miller and James Rupolo; three sisters, Mary Wheeler, Naomi Eskew and Reba Young; and a brother, Ivan Yates.
Surviving are two daughters, Patsy Elliott Miller of Hertford and Barbara Elliott Rupolo of Raleigh; a sister, Sylvia Martin of Evansville, Ind.; and three grandchildren, John Morgan, Nicole M. (Charles) Elliott and their children, Dylan and Curley, A.J. (Katie) Miller and their daughter, Ava.
Services were held Monday in the Miller & Van Essendelft Funeral Chapel, 1125 Harney Point Road, Hertford, by the Rev. Greg Clark. A private burial followed in Cedarwood Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to either the building fund of Hertford Baptist Church, 124 W. Market St., Hertford, N.C., 27944, or to one's favorite charity.
Online condolences may be made by visiting www.millerfhc.com