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“I moved away 8 years ago, and I got a new phone about 2 years ago and lost all my numbers. I decided to google y'all last night to see if there was...Read More »
1 of 16 | Posted by: Della - San Angelo, TX - Friend

“Im Terribly sorry for the accident and i hope the family recovers well.. i give the family all my love and hope im sorry, Tara i will always love you...Read More »
2 of 16 | Posted by: Sydni - Poplar Bluff, MO

“My most sincere condolences for your loss. Victoria ”
3 of 16 | Posted by: Victoria McClure - Asheville, NC

“Leslie, I was unable to attend the service. I am so sorry for you loss . Kenny was an awesome guy and most recently our hero in a fire we had out...Read More »
4 of 16 | Posted by: Jenni Caldwell - Poplar Bluff, MO

“I'm so sorry for your loss and will keep your family in my prayers. ”
5 of 16 | Posted by: Kati Wylie Ray - Poplar Bluff, MO

“Barbara and family, I'm so sorry for your loss. May God grant you peace now and in the difficult days ahead. My thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
6 of 16 | Posted by: Micci Gillespie - Huxley, IA

“I met Kenny while I was the Emergency Management Director for Butler County. He and I became friends. I heart goes out to his family. While I was...Read More »
7 of 16 | Posted by: Richard Couch - Cape Girardeau, MO

“Barb, you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. ”
8 of 16 | Posted by: Sherry Young - St. Charles, IA

“Thoughts and prayers are coming your way. My time heal your hearts of the pain but the memories always remain. ”
9 of 16 | Posted by: Sarah Bantz

“R.I.P..... Kenny Leslie and Family, We love you guys and will miss Kenny very much. Love and prayers Gatewood's ”
10 of 16 | Posted by: Doug & Debbie Gatewood, Family

“We extend our deepest sympathy and pray that good memories and God's presence will comfort you. Bob and Jan Cope ”
11 of 16 | Posted by: Bob andJan Cope - Poplar Bluff, MO

“Sorry Leslie. Know and try to remember how many in this community love you guys, hold you in prayer and are sad with you. Don't know if I will make...Read More »
12 of 16 | Posted by: Dora B. Burns

“Prayers for you the family.. Kenny was a good friend to me for some years and he will be missed. We are so sorry for your loss. Bless you each and...Read More »
13 of 16 | Posted by: Daniel & Cheryl Lorentz - MO

“Lord our God, the death of Kenny recalls our human condition and the brevity of our lives on earth. But for those who believe in Your love, death is...Read More »
14 of 16 | Posted by: Carolyn Dunham - Poplar Bluff, MO

“Though nothing can ease this time of sorrow for your family. I chose praying hands to remind us that through prayer, we will be strengthened, we...Read More »
15 of 16 | Posted by: Nikki Wells-Strange

“Kenny was a man who loved his family more than anything, loved animals, and was always willing to help anyone and everyone in need. He will be...Read More »
16 of 16 | Posted by: Kellie Darnell

Kenneth "Kenny" Donovan Elliott, 41, of Poplar Bluff, died Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012 in Towanda, PA as the result of a work-related accident.

Mr. Elliott was born Dec. 30, 1970 in Oceanside, CA., and was a graduate of Slidell High School Class of 1990, in Slidell, LA. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, and was employed with Midway Contractors. Mr. Elliott enjoyed spending time with his family, coaching children's sports, storm spotting, serving with the search and rescue teams, and playing softball and golf.

On Nov. 29, 1997, he married Leslie R. Wilson in Poplar Bluff. She survives of the home.

Other survivors include three children, Rebecca Elliott, Tara Elliott and Zachary Elliott, all of the home; his father, Bernie Elliott (Shirley), of Poplar Bluff; his mother, Barbara Lacy Abrahamsen, of Papillion, NE; three brothers, Chuck Elliott (Dawn), of Greenville, MI, Shawn Boyer, of Farmington, MO, and Joey Schuerger (Jancee), of Muncie, IN; father and mother-in-law, Russ and Sherry Wilson, of Poplar Bluff; and brother-in-law, Bryan Wilson also of Poplar Bluff.

Visitation will be from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. Monday at First United Methodist Church in Poplar Bluff. The funeral service will be begin at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at First United Methodist Church with Rev. David Stewart, Rev. Jerry Moore and Rev. Austin Armes officiating. Burial with full military honors will be at Poplar Bluff City Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Poplar Bluff Public Library, 318 North Main St., Poplar Bluff, MO 63901.

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701 Vine Street Poplar Bluff, MO 63901
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