NORTH OF BEIJING, SICK.
Nettie Jean Elliott, 69, of North Pekin, Ill., Died at 8:15 a.m. on Monday, September 20, 2021 at her home.
Born April 14, 1952 in Greenfield 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 was also predeceased by his parents. ; her stepfather, Lawrence Sanford; one daughter-in-law, Vicki Bryant; one brother, John Wayne Riddle and his son-in-law, Ryan Ashby.
The survivors are two daughters, Tamera (Ian) Kemp of Tampa, Florida and Kim Ashby of North Pekin, Ill .; 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 and two brothers, Tom (Mona) Riddle and David Riddle, both of Greenfield. She also leaves behind 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 used to do hair styling.
Nettie loved to create and work on puzzles. She loved listening to music and spending a vacation near the beach. She also enjoyed day trips by motorbike and went to Daytona Bike Week.
Her laugh was distinctive and she was full of honesty and hard truths. Nettie was loyal to her family and friends and would stand up for the people she loved. She was a loving Mamaw to her grandchildren.
A memorial service celebrating his life will be held at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, October 1, 2021 at Greenfield Church of Christ, 1380 South State Street in Greenfield. Chaplain Greg Isaacs will officiate. The family will receive friends and a fellowship meal will follow the church service. Cremation has been granted. Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Beijing, Illinois helps the family get organized.
Memorial contributions can be made at East Peoria Church of Christ, 520 Arnold Street, East Peoria, IL 61611.
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