MOUNT PLEASANT, Texas—John Henry Elliott, 80, of Mount Pleasant died Sunday, Aug. 18, 2013, in Mount Pleasant.

Mr. Elliott was born May 19, 1933, in Mount Pleasant. He was retired from Lone Star Steel and member of Sheppard Street Church of Christ. He was preceded in death by one son, John C. Elliott, and three daughters, Virginia Nell Elliott, Rhonda Thompson and Lynetta Titus.

Survivors include his wife, Lois Fleming Elliott of Mount Pleasant; four daughters, Debra Hannible and Belinda Peoples of Dallas, Brenda Woodson of Mount Pleasant and Felisha Davis of Lancaster, Texas; two sons, Anthony C. Elliott and Gary D. Elliott of Mount Pleasant; one sister, Ruthenia Moore of Longview, Texas; 19 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and a number of other relatives.

Services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Sheppard Street Church of Christ with Skippy Norman officiating. Burial will be in Piney Cemetery under direction of Tumey Mortuary. 

The body may be viewed 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

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Published: 08/21/2013