Ken Vernon Eliott, age 84, of Tilden, passed away Sunday, February 24, 2019 in San Antonio. He was born in George West, Thursday, November 22, 1934 to Sidney Lum and Nina Lenora (Marsh) Eliott. Ken enjoyed fishing, hunting, gardening, and telling stories. He also liked barbequing, and spending time with his family. Ken loved his family and the Lord.
He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Ernestine Eliott; sons, Larry Dean Eliott and wife Linda, and Kenneth Dale Eliott and wife Annette, and sister, Nina L. Launius and husband Wesley. Ken is also survived his grandchildren, Derrick Eliott, Dean Eliott, and Jennifer Dawn Eliott; great granddaughter, Lacie Fay Eliott, and sister-in-law, Barbara Eliott.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Nathan Lum Eliott; sister, Joyce Eliott, and parents.
Visitation was held in the chapel of Hurley Funeral Home, 118 W. Oaklawn Road, Pleasanton, from 11 a.m. until service time at 12 p.m., Friday, March 1. Interment followed in Longview Cemetery in Bigfoot. Serving as pallbearers for Ken’s service were: Jeff Adkinson, Clay Adkinson, Lisa Adkinson, Evan Olmos, Derrick Eliott, and Jennifer Dawn Eliott.