Clarence W. Elliott


Clarence Wilshire Elliott, 86, died at 4:20 a.m. Wednesday, Feb.12, 1997, at Holiday Manor Convalescent Center in Princeton.

He was born August 30, 1910, at Milltown, Ind., moving to Patoka, in Gibson County with his parents at a very young age.He lived in the White Church Community for over fifty years.†† He retired from Whirlpool Corporation January 1, 1972 and wintered in Iona Gardens, Florida. In 1988 he sold his winter residence in Florida and his farm in Princeton and moved to Patoka.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Martha Hunt Elliott, in 1992; his parents, John and Emma Slaughterback Elliot; one sister, Hazel, and three brothers, Horace, Charles, and Lawrence.

Surviving are two sons, Harold Elliott, of Lockport, Ill., and Robert Elliott of Haubstadt; five daughters, Janet Douglas and Mary Tingler of Pahrump, Nev., Donna White of Haubstadt, Linda Barrett and Sandra Elliott, both of Patoka; 14 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and several step-great-grandchildren; two brothers, George Arthur ĎArtí Elliott of Richland, Mich., and Clyde Elliott of Dongola, Ill,; four sisters, Minerva Davis of Hopkins, Mich., Mary Allen of Princeton, Gladys Johnson of Battle Creek, Mich., and Alice Evans, of Kalamazoo, Mich.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Colvin Funeral Home, 425 N. Main St., Princeton, with the Rev. Mike Marsh officiating.Burial will be in White Church Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home from 3 until 7 p.m. Friday.