OBITUARY

LINNELL "Nell" B. ELKINS

October 29, 1926October 12, 2020

Linnell “Nell” B. Elkins, age 93, of Chattanooga, passed away on Monday, October 12, 2020.

Nell was born in Chattanooga to the late Ernest and Dollie Hixson Bettis. She retired from Bell South with over 50 years of service. Nell was a longtime member of Red Bank Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Joe E. Elkins; and sister, Ruth Shadden.

Nell is survived by several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 3 pm on Thursday, October 15, at the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home.

A Celebration of Nell’s life will follow at 3 pm on Thursday, at the North Chapel with Reverend Stanley Hammonds officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made in Nell’s name to the Alzheimer’s Association at 7625 Hamilton Park Drive, Suite 6, Chattanooga, TN 37421.

We respectfully request that "social distancing", wearing masks at all times, and all CDC measures be adhered to at the funeral home and cemetery.

Arrangements are by the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory and Florist, 5401 Highway 153, Hixson, TN 37343.

  • FAMILY

  • Ernest and Dollie Hixson Bettis, Parents (deceased)
  • Joe E. Elkins, Husband (deceased)
  • Ruth Shadden, Sister (deceased)

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Services

  • Visitation

    Thursday, October 15, 2020

  • A Celebration of Nell's Life

    Thursday, October 15, 2020

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Linnell “Nell” B. Elkins, age 93, of Chattanooga, passed away on Monday, October 12, 2020.

Nell was born in Chattanooga to the late Ernest and Dollie Hixson Bettis. She retired from Bell South with over 50 years of service. Nell was a longtime member of Red Bank Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Joe E. Elkins; and sister, Ruth Shadden.

Nell is survived by several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 3 pm on Thursday, October 15, at the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home.

A Celebration of Nell’s life will follow at 3 pm on Thursday, at the North Chapel with Reverend Stanley Hammonds officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made in Nell’s name to the Alzheimer’s Association at 7625 Hamilton Park Drive, Suite 6, Chattanooga, TN 37421.
We respectfully request that "social distancing", wearing masks at all times, and all CDC measures be adhered to at the funeral home and cemetery.

Arrangements are by the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory and Florist, 5401 Highway 153, Hixson, TN 37343.

Learn more about the ELKINS name

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