OBITUARY

Jack W Elliott

September 29, 1938November 17, 2011

Elliott, Jack W., Chaplain Col. USAF, (Ret.), passed away on Thursday, November 17, 2011. Col. Elliott is survived by his daughters, Elizabeth Williamson of Wetumpka, AL and Kimberly Harrison of Prattville, AL; his son, Christopher Elliott of Vestavia, AL; step-daughters, Melissa Absher of Bluffton, SC, and Courtney Schwable of Belleville, IL; 12 grandchildren; sisters, Louise Baldy of Haleyville, AL; and Carolyn Hood of Brilliant, AL and a brother, Boyd Chasteen, Jr. of Hartselle, AL. Col. Elliott was a retired Air Force Chaplain (Colonel) and a Southern Baptist Minister who was ordained at Capitol Heights Baptist Church and served as a pastor and Air Force Chaplain, devoting his life to God. He was a member of Capitol Heights Baptist Church in Montgomery, AL. Col. Elliott graduated from the University of Alabama and New Orleans Southern Baptist Theological Seminary He served in the Air Force for 37 years and earned numerous awards and decorations. Col. Elliott was an avid Alabama fan – Roll Tide! Funeral services will be held from the Chapel of Alabama Heritage Funeral Home at 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 19, 2011. The family will receive friends from 2 – 4 p.m. prior to the service. Family members will serve as pallbearers. Burial will be at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in St. Louis, MO, on Tuesday, November 22, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Capitol Heights Baptist Church or the American Cancer Society or St. George's Episcopal Church in Belleville, IL. Condolences may be offered at www.alabamaheritagefh.com.

A memorial service is also planned for 2:00 p.m. on Monday, November 21, 2011 at St. George's Episcopal Church in Belleville, IL.

Services

  • Visitation

    Saturday, November 19, 2011

  • Funeral Service

    Saturday, November 19, 2011

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Jack W Elliott

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November 22, 2011

Jack and Sandra were our friends and co-workers in the Air Force chapel ministry at Keesler AFB, Biloxi, Mississippi. He was so thoughtful and encouraging to me when my wife died in 2009. I pray for God's comfort and strength in the lives of each of his family who will miss him in the days ahead. - Eldon Smith, Louisville, KY.

Jim and Rosie Robinson

November 21, 2011

Our prayers and sympathy to Jack's family. We got to know and love him when he was Interim Pastor at Westview Baptist Church. He will always have a special place in our hearts.

Kevin & Donna Long

November 20, 2011

Our prayers are with the Elliott family. Jack was interim Pastor at the church we atended when we lived in IL and what a great man. He and Sandra both were very special people.

Jackie Berry

November 17, 2011

Our deepest sympathy to the family...you are in our thoughts and prayers. Jack holds a very special place in our hearts and we are so thankful to have shared the past few months with him. Though our time with him was brief, Jack became a dear friend. What joy we had around the table and at our parties. We will all miss him. All our love, Ross, Richard, John, Jackie & Lee