- Ada, Oklahoma

December 11, 2013

Ellen Mantooth

Norman —

    Ellen Isabell (Elliott) Mantooth, 78, a former longtime resident of Hughes County, died Monday, Dec. 9, 2013, in Norman.

     Ellen was born Feb. 22, 1935, in Calvin to Beatrice June (Dilbeck) and John Thomas Elliott. She had six sisters and three brothers, Zora, Grace, Barbara, Effie, Billie, Meridith, Clifford, Buford and Irvin.

     Ellen married Richard Mantooth on Dec. 7, 1953. The couple was married for 60 years prior to Ellen’s death. They had four children, Brenda, Rhonda, Rick and Sheryl.

     Ellen was a member of the Freewill Baptist Church.

      Preceding Ellen in death are her parents, Tom and Beatrice (Dilbeck) Elliott, and her brother Clifford Elliott and wife, Freda.

     Survivors include her husband, Richard, of the home; children Brenda Yeakely and husband, David, of Moore, Rhonda Foster and husband, Arnie, of Glen Carbon, Ill., Rick Mantooth and wife, Cindy, of Mena, Ark., and Sheryl Darnell and husband, Jim, of Parker, Colo.; six grandchildren; her siblings Zora Mae Howell of Calvin, Grace Leah Sanford of Calvin, Barbara June Morgan and husband, James, of Calvin, Effie Marie Stewart and husband, Carroll, of Stonewall, Billie Sue Elliott of Panama, Okla., Meridith Ann Taylor of Calvin, Buford Elige Elliott and wife, Betty, of Mansfield, Texas, Irvin Elliott and wife, Glenda, of Prague; uncle, Marlin Elliott of Arizona; as well as many other cousins, nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.  

     Funeral service is scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday at the Freewill Baptist Church of Calvin, with Randall Miller and Marlin Elliott officiating. Interment will follow at Blue Ridge Cemetery in Calvin.

     Online condolences can be made at

     Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home, Holdenville