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Carolyn Jane (Harvey) Elliott

Carolyn Jane (Harvey) Elliott, of Newberry, FL, passed away Sep 1, 2021, surrounded by her loving family and friends. She was born in Wellsburg, WV, on September 3, 1925 to Irvin P. Harvey and Beryle Violet (Crabtree) Harvey.
Carolyn graduated from Wellsburg High in Wellsburg, WV. She then attended Bethany College in Bethany, WV, and began a long career as a teacher. She first taught high school history at her alma mater, Wellsburg High School. During that time, she met and married Gene L. Elliott on July 20, 1957. They lived in Glen Dale, West Virginia, where, after having two children, she taught 4th Grade at Sherrard Elementary School in Sherrard, WV and then 6th Grade at Glen Dale Elementary in Glen Dale, WV for many years until her retirement. During her tenure at Glen Dale, she won Marshall County Teacher of the Year.
Carolyn was very active in the Glen Dale United Methodist Church and was a long time Sunday School Teacher. After retiring from teaching in WV, she and Gene moved to Newberry, FL in 1991, where Carolyn remained very active in the community. She is a long-time member of the Newberry United Methodist Church, where she has served on the church board, and again as a Sunday School teacher for many years. She was also a member of the Newberry Lions Club, was voted Lion of the Year, and was also a long-time member of the Newberry Garden Club.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 61 years, Gene Luther Elliott. She leaves behind a brother, Rolland Harvey of Bridgewater, Connecticut, two children, Melinda J. Elliott of Reisterstown, Maryland, and Richard H. Elliott of Oakland, California, and 4 grandchildren, Heather N. Cassano of Mendon, Massachusetts, Brian E. Cassano of Catonsville, Maryland, Alexandra A. Elliott of El Cerrito, California, and Sophia Holtz of Los Angeles, California. She also leaves many loving nieces, nephews, and other family members.
She is predeceased by her parents, Irvin and Beryle Harvey and a brother Stanley Harvey.
A memorial service will be held at the Milam Chapel in Newberry on Friday September 10, 2021, at 4 o’clock in the afternoon. The family requests that those who wish to attend, please wear a mask inside the chapel. Burial will be held at a later date at Halcyon Hills Memorial Park in Sherrard, WV. Memorial contributions may be made in Mrs. Elliott’s honor to the First United Methodist Church of Newberry 24845 W. Newberry RD, Newberry, FL 32669.
Arrangements are under the care of MILAM FUNERAL AND CREMATION SERVICES 22405 W. Newberry RD, Newberry, FL 32669. 352-376-5361 www.milamfh.com

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In consideration of COVID-19, as well as the families we are serving, we would like for those of you whose immune systems are compromised please stay home and send the family a condolence card. We may also be forced to postpone services if this continues or worsens. Our profession as funeral directors is not only focused on serving families, but also protecting the families and the community at-large. Thank you and please take care!