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 Mary Jeanette <I>Roberson</I> Elliott

Mary Jeanette Roberson Elliott

Grand Saline, Van Zandt County, Texas, USA
Death 3 Mar 2010 (aged 98)
Chandler, Henderson County, Texas, USA
Burial Grand Saline, Van Zandt County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 49441653 · View Source
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Mary Jeanette Elliott, 98, passed away peacefully Wednesday, March 3, 2010, at Chandler Nursing Home, surrounded by her children and caregivers. She will be dearly missed by her family and friends, but she will always be remembered for her cheerful spirit and determination, even as the years took their toll on her health.

Funeral services are scheduled for Friday, March 5, at 2 p.m. at Bartley Funeral Home in Grand Saline, with visitation being from noon to 2 p.m. prior to the service. Burial will be at Woodside Cemetery in Grand Saline following the service under direction of Bartley Funeral Home, Grand Saline.

Mary was born in Grand Saline on July 10, 1911, to W.H. and Nora Roberson. She was a resident of Grand Saline for 88 years. She attended Mary Hardin Simmons University and graduated from North Texas State University with a degree in education. She taught first grade for six years in Grand Saline and several other towns.

Mary married Hans Elliott of Grand Saline in Winnsboro on June 4, 1944. She and Hans had three children, Mary Jeanette Jr., Ellen Sue and Hank. Hans passed away suddenly on June 12, 1970.

Mary dearly loved her family, her town and her church, Main Street Baptist, of which she was a member since the age of 12. She was always involved in many school, church and community functions.

Mary was preceded in death by her husband, Hans Elliott; parents, W.H. and Nora Roberson; stepmother, Faye Roberson; sister, Mildred Roberson; brothers, Harold, Kirk, Jack, Willis and Billy Sid Roberson; nephew, Willis Roberson Jr.; and stepbrother, L.R. MacClain.

Mary is survived by daughters, Dr. Mary Elliott of Garland, and Ellen Barton and husband Mike Barton of Chandler; son, Hank Elliott of Kyle; granddaughters, Jennifer and Jordan Elliott of Austin; and sisters-in-law, Arette Roberson and Ann Roberson. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers for her service will be Mike Barton, Corby Hankins, Wiley Garland III, Ferd Maciel, John Terry Rash and Tommy Peoples.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Main Street Baptist Church, 313 N. Main, Grand Saline, 75140; Heart to Heart Hospice, 1402 Rice Road, Suite 100, Tyler, 75703; or a charity of your choice.

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  • Created by: Ed Walker
  • Added: 8 Mar 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 49441653
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Mary Jeanette Roberson Elliott (10 Jul 1911–3 Mar 2010), Find A Grave Memorial no. 49441653, citing Woodside Cemetery, Grand Saline, Van Zandt County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Ed Walker (contributor 46891040) .