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Howard Bruce Elliott

Howard Bruce Elliott, 52, of Woodlawn died March 15, 2005, 
at Crossroads Community Hospital in Mt. Vernon. 
He was a retired truck driver. 

Mr. Elliott was born Monday, Dec. 29, 1952, in Jefferson County 
to John W. and Aleta A. (Minor) Elliott. 

A graveside service will be held 1 p.m. Friday at Union Chapel 
Cemetery in rural Jefferson County. The Rev. Dwain Miller will 
officiate. It is requested that those wishing to attend the 
graveside service please gather at the cemetery. There will be no 
public visitation. 

Mr. Elliott is survived by his mother, Aleta A. Elliott of Mt. Vernon; 
a son, Joshua Elliott of Woodlawn; a daughter, Valerie Bundy and husband 
Carl of Mt. Vernon; a brother, John Rodney Elliott and wife Linda of 
Mt. Vernon; a sister, Kimberly Jane Shehorn and husband Wesley Shehorn Sr. 
of Mt. Vernon; nieces Rhonda Elliott and fiancÚ Karem of Chicago, Julia 
Witges and husband Kevin of Scheller, Amanda Baldridge of Mt. Vernon, 
Sheryl Roggman of Elgin, Angie Wright of Arizona and Susan Lemke and 
husband Dwight of Geneseo; and nephews Wesley Shehorn Jr. of Mt. Vernon, 
Christopher Shehorn of Mt. Vernon and Brandon Shehorn of Mt. Vernon. 

He was preceded in death by his father, John; a sister, Sharon Wright; 
a brother-in-law, John R. Hughey Jr.; and his grandparents, Harold and 
Viola Minor and Chester and Ruby Elliott. 

Mr. Elliott was a member of Mt. Vernon Moose Lodge 755 and enjoyed spending 
time working with horses and his three dogs, Nicky, Smokie and Ashes. 

For those who wish, memorials may be made to the Joshua Elliott Education 
Fund and will be accepted at the funeral home or may be mailed to Hughey 
Funeral Home, P.O. Box 721, Mt. Vernon, IL 62864. Arrangements have been 
entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home, where you may call 242-3348 
for further information. 


Date: 19 Mar 2005 
Source: Register-News, Mt Vernon IL
Submitted by; Robert W. Loman * rwlmn@aol.com
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