Lonnie Dean Elliott
Mattoon-- Lonnie Dean Elliott, age 66, of Mattoon, passed away at 2 P.M. Tuesday, February 16, 1999, at the Danville Veteran Administration Hospital. Funeral services will be 1:30 P.M. Friday, Feb. 19, 1999, at the Mitchell-Jerdan Funeral Home with Rev. Andrew Robinson officiating. Interment will be in Mullen Cemet ery, Montrose. Visitation will be from 5
to 8 P.M. Thursday(today), at the funeral home. Lonnie Dean Elliott was born April 27, 1932, at Toledo, Illinois, a son of Elmer and Erna Elliott. He married Hazel Lou Grissom February 20, 1954, at Toledo, she survives. Also surviving are his mother, Erna Elliott of Mattoon; brothers, Don Elliott and wife Bitsy of Mattoon, Gary Elliott and wife Patricia of Tilton, Larry Elliott and wife Ann of North Augusta, SC, Jerr y Elliott and wife Billie of Fern Park, FL, Richard Elliott and wife Karen of Little Elm, TX and Randy Elliott and wife Donna of Mattoon. a sister, Luella Gentry and husband Lloyd of Mattoon as well as brothers-in-law, Dean Grissom and wife Marsha of Sanford, FL, Curtis Joe Grissom of Mattoon; sisters-in-la w, Ruth Croy and husband Warren of Toledo and Ellen Clark and husband Don of Jewett survive as well. He was preceded in death by a brother, William John E lliott and a sister Kathryn
Mann. Mr. Elliott was a member of New Life Apost olic Church in Charleston and was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was formerly employed at the Sally Ann Bakery in Mattoon. He moved to Danville in 1967 wh ere he owned and operated an Archway Cookie franchise and later owned and ope rated Elliott Furniture also in Danville. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to New Life Apostolic Church, 2055 E. Harrison, Charleston, IL 61920.
Elliott service-- Mattoon, Illinois
The funeral for Lonnie D. Elliott was Friday at Mitchell-Jerdan Funeral Home with the Rev. Andrew Robinson officiating. Burial was in Mullen Cemetery, Montrose.
The organist, Mrs. Dona Hays, played "What a Day That Will Be," "How
Great Thou Art" and "Beyond the Sunset." She accompanied Jerry Sparling, who sang "The Old Rugged Cross," "Precious Memories" and "When He Reached Down His Hand for Me." The pallbearers were Jim Banning, Bob Banning, Charles Elliott, Gary Elliott Jr., Mark Elliott, Rick E lliott and Kevin Elliott. Mr. Elliott, 66, of Mattoon died Feb. 16, 1999, at t he Danville Veterans Administration hospital.