Obit: Georgia Elliott

Obit: Georgia Elliott

February 22nd, 2013 in Obituaries
Location: Hamilton county

Georgia Mae Evans Elliott, 69, of Chattanooga, passed away Sunday, Feb. 16, 2013, at her residence.She was a native of Scottsboro, Ala., and was a 1961 graduate of G.W. Carver High School. She was employed by BlueCross/BlueShield of Tennessee beginning with the Federal Employee Program, then as a customer service representative and technician for the Internal Distribution. Eleven of her years were consecutive with perfect attendance. She received numerous certificates and awards during her years of employment. In 2004, she retired with 25 years of service.She was a faithful member of the Mount Canaan Missionary Baptist Church where she sang in the choir and was formerly the music director and served in several other capacities and organizations of the church. She also formerly served as the music director at Galilee Missionary Baptist Church. She also held numerous positions and titles with Excelsior O.E.S./P.H.A.She was preceded in death by her husband, Henry G. Elliott; parents, Jasper and Mae Bell Evans; and brother, Herbert Evans. Survivors include her devoted daughters, Stephanie J. (special son, Michael) Jordan, of Marietta, Ga., and Carla P. Elliott, of Chattanooga; granddaughters, Jasmin R. Smith, of Chattanooga and LaPortia J. Jordan, of Marietta, Ga.; sisters, Billie Finley, of Huntsville, Ala., Rena Evans, and Jill Evans, both of Scottsboro, Ala.; a host of loved and adored nieces, nephews; other family members; special pet, Roxy Smith and many friends.Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday in the chapel with Dr. Ternae Jordan Sr. as the eulogist.Burial: Highland Memorial Gardens.She will lie-in-state after 12:30 p.m. today at Taylor Funeral Home. The Last Rites Ceremony will be from 6-8 p.m. today in the chapel.


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