OBITUARY

Nettie Jean Elliott

April 14, 1952September 20, 2021
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NORTH PEKIN ~ Nettie Jean Elliott, 69, of North Pekin, passed away at 8:15 a.m. Monday, September 20, 2021 at her home.

Born April 14, 1952 in Greenfield, Indiana to John Roger and Nettie Louise (Beavens) Riddle, she married John D. Elliott, Jr. on June 16, 1978. He died on March 19, 2013. She also was preceded in death by her parents; her stepfather, Lawrence Sanford; one step-daughter, Vicki Bryant; one brother, John Wayne Riddle and her son-in-law, Ryan Ashby.

Surviving are two daughters, Tamera (Ian) Kemp of Tampa, Florida and Kim Ashby of North Pekin; four grandchildren, Michael Ashby, Connor Ballard, Ella Kemp and Leann (Adam) Bryant; two great-grandchildren, Skylar and Jayden; one sister, Tina (John) Badgley of Greenfield, Indiana and two brothers, Tom (Mona) Riddle and David Riddle, both of Greenfield, Indiana. She also leaves her nieces and nephews, Katie, Nathan, Sarah, Jordyn, John, Josh, Dominic, Steve, Zane, Maggie and Brock.

She last worked as a screen printer for Indiana Knitwear. She also had her cosmetology license and previously did hair.

Nettie loved crafting and working puzzles. She enjoyed listening to music and vacationing near the beach. She also enjoyed day trips on motorcyles and going to Daytona Bike week.

Her laugh was distinctive and she was full of honesty and harsh truths. Nettie was loyal to her family and friends and would defend the people she loved. She was a loving Mamaw to her grandchildren.

A memorial service celebrating her life will be at 5:30 p.m. Friday, October 1, 2021 at Greenfield Church of Christ, 1380 South State Street in Greenfield, Indiana. Chaplain Greg Isaacs will officiate. The family will receive friends and a fellowship meal will follow the service at the church. Cremation has been accorded. Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin is assisting the family with arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to East Peoria Church of Christ, 520 Arnold Street, East Peoria, Illinois 61611.

To express condolences online, visit www.preston-hanley.com

Services

  • Celebration of Life Memorial Service

    Friday, October 1, 2021

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Sue Ruiz

September 22, 2021

I'm so sorry for your loss. May she rest in peace. Her and I were two peas in pod when we were in high school She loved her husband and family with her whole heart. I know she will be missed but please know she is really happy now with her loved ones.God bless you all love susie jack

Tonya Garrett

September 22, 2021

To a very loving woman who made me laugh an gave me 3 wks of loving to go to work an take care of her. The smile she had on her face was amazing to see when she knew I was there.. I will miss u so much Nettie an I will see u again an we will run that Marathon.

Kristi Thompson

September 22, 2021

I only met Nettie a few times and what a sweetie. Always a good attitude in life, she always made me feel at home.

Joyce Neace

September 22, 2021

So many memories, so many good times....
I will miss you my Net.....give Danny a kiss for me, I'll see you soon ♥️♥️♥️♥️

Marsha Barrett

September 22, 2021

We had a lot of good times. She will be missed. My thoughts and prayers go out to the girls and family.

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