James Robert Elliott, 68, of 2061 Cottonwood Drive, Shelby, NC, entered eternal rest on Wednesday, November 18th, in Shelby Regional Hospital.
Husband of Earnestine Hopper Poole Elliott, he was born in Cherokee County, SC and was a son of the late Nellie Elliott and Joe Davis.
He was a member of Long Branch Baptist Church, a 1965 graduate of Camp High School, an Army Veteran of the Viet Nam War, and a retired employee of Bernhart Furniture Industries.
He also was preceded in death by a sister, Brenda Elliott.
Surviving are his wife, Earnestine Elliott of the home a son, John Poole (Tangela) of Gaffney; four brothers, Lloyd Elliott (Barbara) of Williamston, NJ, Harry Elliott of Atlantic City, NJ, Larry Elliott (Shirley) of Blacksburg, SC, Wayne Elliott of Charlotte, NC.; 4 grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
Funeral Services will be Monday, 1:30 p.m., in The Gilmore Mortuary Chapel with Rev. Courtney Mills officiating. Interment will follow in Long Branch First Baptist Church, Grover, NC.
The Gilmore Mortuary