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Gladys B. Powell Elliott
Gladys B. Powell Elliott, age 88, of West Point, passed away Thursday, June 16, 2011, at St. Dominic Hospital in Jackson, Miss.
Gladys was born Jan. 24, 1923, in Clay County to the late Mattie Mae Andrews and William Raymond Blankenship. She was a member of First Baptist Church in West Point.
Funeral services are today, Sunday, June 19, 2011, at 2 p.m. at Robinson Chapel with the Rev. Dale Funderburg officiating. Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery. Pallbearers are Christopher Paul Goss, Marcus Brian Goss, Chandler Dean Goss, Joseph Tyler Goss, Herbert Wooten, Danny Bailey, Randy Simmons. Honorary pallbearers are her friends.
She is survived by her daughter, Nancy Powell Goss of Conyers, Ga.; five grandchildren: Christopher Paul Goss, Marcus Brian Goss, Bethany Rae Hofmann, Joseph Tyler Goss, Chandler Dean Goss; four great- grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to the American Lung Association 1301 Pennsylvania Ave NW Suite 800 Washington, DC 20004.
Friends may send condolences online at robinsonfh.net.
Robinson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.