Judith A. Elliott, 79 of Aledo, IL died Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at Cottage Hospital in Galesburg, IL. Services are 11:30 AM Saturday March 24, 2018 at Fippinger Funeral Home in Aledo. Burial is in the Aledo Cemetery. Visitation is 10:00am until time of services Saturday, March 24 at Fippinger’s where memorials may be left to the Mercer County YMCA After School Fund. Online condolences can be made at www.fippingerfuneralhome.com.
She was born December 30, 1938 in Aledo to Charles and Eula Simpkins Dodson. She graduated from Aledo High School in 1957. On August 20, 1961 she married Richard Dale Elliott in Aledo. He died December 30, 1998.
Judy was employed at the Mercer County Extension Service directing the Kindergarten thru Fifth grade after school program. She was later employed as a hostess at the Slammer in Aledo.
Her memberships include the American Legion Fallerans Post # 121, Auxiliary, Order of the Eastern Star and she attended Messiah Lutheran Church in Aledo. She loved being outdoors and spending time with her family and grandchildren.
Survivors include 2 sons, Jeffrey Elliott of Bettendorf, IA; Jay (Tracy) Elliott of Raymore,MO; 4 grandchildren; Joe Elliott of Fort Campbell,KY , Breanna Elliott of Aledo, Grant Elliott of Columbia, MO, Kathryn Elliott of Raymore, MO and a brother, Jim (Connie) Dodson of Sun City West, AZ.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband.