Ina Vera Bowers Elliott, 92, of Elizabethton, went home to be with her Lord, Monday, January 20, 2014, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital.
A native of Carter County, she was a daughter of the late Ira H. and Fannie Lewis Bowers.
Mrs. Elliott was a retired employee of North American Rayon Corporation after 55 years of service. She was a Christian and attended New Liberty Free Will Baptist Church.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Clinton Elliott, and by three brothers and three sisters.
Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Marcella and Michael Ingram, Elizabethton; a step-daughter, Sue Merritt, Elizabethton; a step-son, James Elliott, Elizabethton; two grandchildren, Mikki Daniel and Lynn Robinson; two nephews; one niece; and her special friends, Allen Bowling and her neighbors on Tokibe Street.
Funeral services for Mrs. Elliott will be conducted at 7 p.m. Thursday, January 23, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Ray Colbaugh officiating. Music will be provided by Mr. Kenny Greer. Graveside services and interment will be at 1 p.m. Friday, January 24, in the Bowers Family Cemetery. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 12:30 p.m. Friday, will be Leonard Buckles, Jerry Buckles, Randall Buckles, Joey McKeehan, Richard Douglas and Robert Holly. Honorary pallbearers will be Dwayne Buckles and Don Thompson. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence of her daughter and son-in-law, Marcella and Michael Ingram. The family requests no food. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 12:30 p.m. Friday to go to the cemetery. Condolences to the Elliott family may be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
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