William Elliott Jr.

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

William Othello "Bill" Elliott, Jr., 79, of Urbana, formerly of Barry County, passed away on Sunday, July 14, 2013, in his home. He was born May 13, 1934, the son of William Othello Sr., and Gracie Edith (En- nis) Elliott.

He was united in mar- riage to Barbara Sue Ham- monds on May 8, 1969, and she survives.

He was a U.S. Army veteran and was a carpen- ter and furniture builder. He and his wife operated a con- venience store.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one son, William Michael El- liott; and one daughter, Re- becca Ann Agnew.

Memorial services will be held on Saturday, July 20 at 11 a.m. in the Wil- liams Funeral Home Chapel in Marionville, with Rev. Doyle Russell officiating.

Additional survivors include: one son, Michael Shane Elliott, of Springfield; one sister, Hazel "Mickey" Shaver, of Granite, Okla.; and one brother, Bob Elliott, of Joplin.

In lieu of flowers, me- morials in his name are sug- gested to St. Jude's Children's Hospital in Memphis, Tenn.