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Anita Francisco Elliott

SoVaNow.com / November 29, 2012
Anita Francisco Elliott of 1219 Ash Avenue, South Boston died on Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012 at the age of 90.

She was born in Keysville on Dec.4, 1921 to the late Joseph King Francisco and the late Mary Jude Francisco and was married to the late Floyd James Elliott Sr. Mrs. Elliott was a member of First Baptist Church and a retired bookkeeper for Hillcrest Plumbing.

Survivors include one daughter, Judy Fisher of South Boston; son, Floyd Elliott, Jr. and wife, Ramona of South Boston; two brothers, Alvin Francisco of South Boston, and Cecil Francisco and wife Lib of Goldsboro, N.C., sister, Avi Jones of South Boston; grandchildren, Sherri Bee, Kim Welcher and husband Chip, Floyd Elliott III, and Jeremy Scott Elliott; two great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren, one step-great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by her husband and her parents.

A funeral will be held on Thursday, Nov. 29, at 2 p.m. at Brooks Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Dave Anderson and Rev. Joe Francisco officiating. Burial will be at Halifax Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at the home of her daughter, Judy Fisher, 1096 Ash Avenue, South Boston.

The family requests that those wishing to give memorials please consider the First Baptist Church Bus Fund, 815 North Main Street, South Boston, VA 24592.

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