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
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 fiancé 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