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Doris Elliott

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Services for Doris Ann Elliott, 81, of Grand Saline, were held Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019, at Bartley Funeral Home with Dean Elliott officiating. Interment followed in Creagleville Cemetery.

She passed away Nov. 3, 2019, in a Tyler hospital. She was born Jan. 21, 1938, in Grand Saline, to Richard and Izora Elizabeth Joyner Gipson.

She lived most of her life in Grand Saline where she was a member of Sand Flat Baptist Church and their Young at Heart Sunday School Class.

She taught school in Odessa, Grand Saline and Wills Point for a combined 14 years.

She is preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Waylon Gipson and Wayne Gipson; and two sisters, Patricia Staggs and Donna Alexander.

Survivors include her husband of 61 years, William “Bill” Elliott of Grand Saline; two sons, Dean Elliott and wife, Wendy, of Cleburne and Paul Elliott and wife, Libby, of Grand Saline; daughter, Shannon McCown and husband, Mike, of Grand Saline; sister-in-law, Peggy Gipson of Grand Saline; brother-in-law, Carter Elliott and wife, Carolyn, of Grand Saline; seven grandchildren, Charissa Bertrand and husband, Travis, Cason McCown, Branson McCown, Sam Elliott, Emma Elliott, Sarah Elliott and Campbell McCown; one great-grandchild on the way; and numerous other relatives and friends.

Pallbearers were Danny LaPrade, Don Edwards, Jimmy Pettiet, Jamie Wood, Eric Autry and William Neal.

Honorary pallbearers were Billy Wayne LaPrade and Young at Heart Sunday School Class.

Memorials may be made to the AWANAS program at Sand Flat Baptist Church.