Gertrude A. Elliott
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Gertrude A. Elliott
  • September 24, 1919 - January 21, 2016
  • Pekin, Illinois

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Gertrude A. Elliott, 96, of Pekin, Illinois, passed away Thursday, January 21,2016 at the Unity Point\Proctor Hospital in Peoria. She was born on September 24, 1919 in Boynton, Illinois to James and Cora (Wilder) Wilder. She married Addison Elliott on March 2, 1935 in Peoria, Illinois. He preceded her in death on March 12, 1992 in Pekin, Illinois. She was also preceded in death by one son, Joseph Elliott, one granddaughter, Donna Vollmer, five brothers and two sisters.
She is survived by one son, Clifford (Joann) Elliott Sr. of Pekin, Illinois; three grandchildren, Rev. Clifford (Linda) Elliott Jr., Jolene Thomas and Janelle (Tim) Hibbits; several great grandchildren and great great grandchildren. She has one sister surviving, Ida "Biddy" DePoy of Pekin, Illinois.
Gertrude worked as a waitress in the Pekin area for many years and later at Corn Products for 15 years retiring in 1995. She was a former member of the South Pekin Congregational Church.
Graveside services will be at 1:00 PM Monday, January 25, 2016 at the Glendale Memorial Gardens in Pekin. The Rev. Jerald Rupp will officiate. Arrangements are by the Davison-Fulton Woolsey Funeral Home in Pekin. Memorials may be made to the Oak Grove Bible Church of East Peoria. You may create an online condolence at www.davisonfultonwoolsey.com.