|Birth: ||Oct. 2, 1927|
|Death: ||May 12, 2008|
He was born October 2, 1927 in Broken Bow, Oklahoma to Leonard Paul Elliott Sr. and Lela Godwin Elliott. He attended Arkansas A&M University, now SAU, where he was quarterback of the football team and later served on the Board of Trustees. He spent 23 years on active military duty. He served in the Korean and Vietnam Wars while serving in the U.S. Navy and retiring from the U.S. Air Force. He was active in civic affairs; Lions Club, Salvation Army and Quorum Court and was a member of the First United Methodist Church in De Queen.
Mr. Elliott was preceded in death by his wife of 57 years, Sara Jo Mills Elliott; one son, Roger Elliott; an infant daughter, Barbara Ann Elliott; one brother, Wayne Elliott; and his parents.
He is survived by his wife, Dee Ann Smith Elliott of De Queen; four children and their spouses, Kerry and Kent Harrison of Hot Springs, Greg Elliott and Jerry Hooker of Little Rock, Donna and Wayne Cameron of Texarkana, Arkansas and Julia Elliott of De Queen; a daughter-in-law, Denise Elliott of Ruston, Louisiana; his step-children and their spouses, Preston and Jolene Smith, Justin and Cindy Smith, Linda and Alan Roden all of De Queen, Dalynne and Kevin Randolph of Hatfield and Sherie and Jack Mabry of Bartlett, Tennessee; three brothers, RB Elliott of Bossier City, Louisiana, Donald Elliott of California and Lloyd Elliott of Horatio; four grandchildren, David Harrison, Jordan Elliott, Jennifer Jones and Grant Harrison; 12 step-grandchildren; four great-grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews.
MSGT US Air Force, Korea, Vietnam, Bronze Star Medal
Created by: Raptorman
Record added: Sep 03, 2010
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