Share This Obituary


Biddie Jo Lewis Elliott 80, of Beaumont died peacefully Monday July 31, 2017 at Gilbert House Assisted Living in Beaumont. She was born June 24, 1937, in Wiergate, Texas. She grew up in Pineland, Texas. After graduating from Pineland Schools she attended Chenier Business College in Beaumont, Texas. She
worked as a Bookkeeper for many years and retired from Beaumont Bone and Joint Clinic in the late 1980s.
Jo was a member of First Christian Church Caldwood, Beaumont for many years. She devoted her life to family, friends, and her church. She volunteered for CASA of Southeast Texas and Meals on Wheels for many years. She was a member of Beta Sigma Phi sorority.
She is survived her children Sydney Anne Cornwell of Beaumont, Jeff Elliott and his wife, Evelyn of Lumberton. As well as her sister Billie Jean Jackson of Hemphill, Texas. Her grandchildren Ryan Citrano, Kyle Cruse, Ashlyn, Maddy and Blaine Elliott and great-grandchildren Kyler and Karson Cruse.
She is preceded in death by her husband of 59 years Sidney Frank Elliott, her parents Edison and Ella Martin, brother Ray Hall and sister Marie Kay.
A gathering of Jo's family and friends will be from 10:00 am until 11:30 am, Wednesday August 2, 2017 at First Christian Church, 5290 N Caldwood Beaumont, with her funeral services following at 11:30am. Her interment to follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Beaumont.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to First Christian Church, 5290 N Caldwood, Beaumont, TX., 77707.