6/8/12 — Alene Bennett Elliott

Alene Bennett Elliott age 89, formerly of Franklin County, passed away June 6, 2012, at her residence in Decatur, Alabama.

Ms. Elliott was born on January 26, 1923 in Franklin County to the late Oscar and Vera Starnes Bennett.

She was raised in the Gum Creek area and graduated from Decherd High School.  Ms. Elliott married the love of her life Earl Elliott and moved to Knoxville, then Florence, Alabama, and finally in 1987 she and her husband made their home in Decatur, Alabama. Ms. Elliott was a member of the Central United Methodist Church in Decatur, Alabama.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Oscar and Vera Starnes Bennett; sisters, Louise Walls and Betty Jiles. 

Ms. Elliott is survived by her husband of 61 years Earl Elliott of Decatur, Al; son, Dr. Charles E. (Sherry) Elliott of Decatur, Al; granddaughter, Lindsay Elliott of Birmingham, Al, and grandson, Charles B. (Cara) Elliott of Decatur, Al.

Funeral services will be conducted Friday, June 8, 2012 at 1pm from the funeral home chapel.

Interment will follow in Mt. Garner Cemetery with nephews and friends serving as pallbearers.

Visitation will be Friday at 11am until time of service at Watson-North Funeral Home.

Watson-North Funeral Home, Cremation Center & Memorial Park in charge of arrangements.