John E. (Shorty) Elliott
May 07, 1893 - Nov 21, 1978
© Enid News and Eagle (OK)
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Submitted by Jo Aguirre
JOHN E. (SHORTY) ELLIOTT
WATONGA - John E. (Shorty) Elliott, 85, died Wednesday in a Watonga hospital. His service will be at 2 p.m. today in the First United Methodist Church at Watonga with the Rev. Jim Phares, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in the IOOF Cemetery under the direction of Wilkinson Mortuary,Watonga.
Elloitt was born May 7, 1893, in Idaho, and came to the Watonga at an early age with his parents. He attended the Mount Pleasant School, and later own and operated a furniture store at Watonga. He was also a member of the chamber of commerce and United Methodist Church. On Nov. 24, 1915, he married Nina Rice at Watonga.
He was preceded in death of by his parents and two brothers.
Survivors include his wife, Nina; a niece that they raised, Mary Lou Mother, and her two children, Watonga; and one sister, Gladys Nigh, Watonga.
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