Arrangements By:

Overton Funeral Home, Dysart

Mary Elliott

Mary Louise (Caldwell) Elliott, age 79, passed away at Sunnycrest Nursing Center in Dysart, Iowa on Saturday October 10, 2020. Mary Louise was born in Clarksburg, Missouri on January 9th, 1941, daughter to Kenneth & Margret (Comer) Caldwell. She attended school and graduated from Clarksburg High school in 1959. She married Francis Marion Elliott on January 3rd, 1961.


They moved to Iowa after the birth of their first son. Mary Louise worked various jobs around the Dysart area, from nursing to cleaning homes. She enjoyed spending time with her sons, grandkids and her family. She also loved working on and making homemade quilts and cross-stitching.


Mary is preceded in death by her parents; her husband (Francis Elliott); two sons (Francis Allen & Donald Elliott); a brother (Joe Caldwell); and a grandson, (Anthony Elliott). Mary is survived by her son, Kenneth (Heidi) Elliott of Dysart, IA; two sisters (Bernice Purnell & Carlene Messerli) of California, MO; a sister in law (Shirley Caldwell) of La Porte City, IA; four grandkids; 9 great grandkids; and many nieces and nephews.


Funeral arrangements will be set at a later date.


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