William Ervin Elliott, Sr. age 68, of 9520 Reuben Hart Road, died Thursday, February 11, 2010. A native of Granville County, he was the son of the late Elijah Earl and Nannie Rebecca Elliott Elliott. He was a member of Amis Chapel Baptist Church and was a loving father, grandfather and great-grandfather. Mr. Elliott was a farmer and a cattleman and was retired from Burlington Industries in Clarksville, VA.
Funeral services will be conducted on Sunday, February 14, 2010 at 2:00 P.M. from Amis Chapel Baptist Church by the Rev. Michael Harris and Rev. Terry Howard. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Surviving are three sons, Williams Ervin Elliott, Jr.Faicia of McGraw, N.Y., Ray Elliott Gussie and Roger M. Elliott Alice, both of Oxford; a brother, Edward Elliott of Oxford; companion, Jane Englebright of the home; 5 grandchildren, Anthony Elliott, Candice Hough, Tawnya Elliott, Morgan Elliott, Roger Elliott, Jr.; 1 great-grandchild, Jeffrey Hough.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Ann Morgan Elliott; brothers, T. C. Elliott, Wayne Elliott, and Haskins Elliott; sisters, Thelmarin Almond, Mildred Boyd, and Alice Humphries.
The family will receive friends Saturday, February 13, 2010 at Gentry-Newell & Vaughan Funeral Home, 503 College Street, Oxford, NC from 7:00 P.M. until 8:30 P.M. and at other times at the home.
Flowers are accepted or memorials may be made to Amis Chapel Baptist Church Building Fund, c/o Janet Williamson, 9188 Amis Chapel Road, Oxford, NC 27565
For online condolences go to www.gnvfh.com and select obituaries. Gentry-Newell & Vaughan is assisting the Elliott family.