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September 21, 2013

Tommy Lee Elliott

Ada —

Services for Tommy Lee Elliott, 63, of Ada are 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Criswell Funeral Home Chapel; the Rev. Robert Adams and Nathan Geesey will officiate. Burial will follow at Rosedale Cemetery.

Mr. Elliott died Friday, Sept. 13, 2013, at his home. He was born Feb. 3, 1950, at the Oakland Naval Base in California to the Rev. Clifford Wayne and Freda Mae Ashbrook Elliott. He graduated from Tulsa Webster High School in Tulsa and West Coast Bible College in Fresno, Calif. He moved to Ada in 1988 from North Carolina.

He married Paula Sanders in 1989. Mr. Elliott was an ordained Church of God minister. He served as a minister in North Carolina. Mr. Elliott worked for the Department of Human Services in Oklahoma, later with StorageTech, I.T., and with the Chickasaw Nation in Accounting and Administration.

Survivors include his wife, Paula Elliott, of the home; a son, Michael Baxter and wife Shawn of Seminole; a sister, Angie Adams and husband Robert of Cushing; a niece, Tonya McNeeley and husband Russell of Okay; a great niece, Abigail; and great nephew, Nathan.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Rev. Clifford and Freda Mae Elliott; and other family members.

Bearers will be Mark Prentice, Nathan Geesey,  Dewayne Sanders, Gary Sanders, Orval Landis and Russell McNeeley. Honorary bearers will be Ray Loyd Sanders, James Sanders, Eugene Sanders, Rocky Sanders, Stanley Sanders, and Michael Sanders.

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