Lois Dykes Elliott

Published 8:42 am Tuesday, May 27, 2014

“Dear God:
It’s hard for me to be separated from those who are so very special to me. I commit her to your Care. Thank you that although we may experience separation on earth, you have prepared a place for us to all is together with you forever. Amen.”
Lois Dykes Elliott, 84, passed away Sunday, May 25, 2014, at her residence, 1306 Broad St., Elizabethton. Born in Washington County, she was a daughter of the late Cecil and Cleo Pleasant Dykes. Lois was a member of the Oak Street Baptist Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Carlton “Poss” Elliott, and a sister, Maxine Harr.
Survivors include a daughter, Karen Combs Young of the home; a son, Michael Carlton Elliott and wife Vicky of Baskerville, N.C.; two grandsons, Travis Combs of the home and Jeremy Elliott of Kingsport; one nephew, Timothy Harr and wife Amy, daughter Melissa of Florida; two nieces: Susan Crim and husband Gary of Kentucky; and Nancy Barriger and husband Gary, daughter Emily of Elizabethton; a very special cousin, Robert W. Pleasant of New York City; her beloved dogs: Hank, Jane, Sam and especially Baby; and her cats.
It was her wish to be cremated and no services are planned.
Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.