Donald Jay Elliott

Thursday, May 26, 2005

Donald Jay Elliott, 69, of Ocean Springs, Miss., died Sunday, April 24, 2005, in Biloxi, Miss.

He was born Aug. 19, 1935, in Boydsville, the son of Thelma Wilson Elliott Banks and the late Virgil Elliott and grandson of the late Alva and Rosetta Hall Wilson.

He was a Vietnam Veteran and retired after four years in the Army and 23 years in the Air Force. He worked with computers after retiring from the Armed Forces.

In addition to his father and his grandparents, he was preceded in death by one daughter, Donna Elliott.

Survivors include his wife, Mary of Ocean Springs, Miss.; his mother, Thelma Banks of Paragould; three sons, Mike Elliott of Washington state, Bill of Nevada and Bob of Korea; one sister, Carolyn Gugott of Arnold, Mo.; and four step-children, Ron, Matt, Eric and Becky, all of Ocean Springs, Miss.

Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Friday, April 29, 2005, with Bradford O'Keefe Funeral Home of Biloxi, Miss., in charge of the arrangements. Burial with full military honors followed in the Biloxi National Cemetery in Biloxi, Miss.