Mrs. D. Mae Elliott of Hillsboro, passed away at her home on September 13, 2009 at the age of 82 years, 8 months, and 20 days. She was born on February 24, 1927; she was the daughter of Albert and Enola (Wagner) LaPlant. She was preceded in death by her loving husband of over 50 years of marriage, Clifford B. "Doc" Elliott.
She is survived by four daughters: Dianne (Joe) Allen of Colorado, Denise (Russell) Parks, DeSoto, Charmaine (Dave) Alderson, O'Fallon and Collette (Norman) Vinyard, Bonne Terre; ten grandchildren: Lisa, Brian, Ross, Amber, Zachary, Natalie, Joey, Saes, Suzanne and Sara; nine great-grandchildren: Isaac, Nathan, Luke, Victoria, Tyler, Blake, Thatcher, Autumn, and Gage. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Albert "Benny" LaPlant.
Mrs. Elliott was a homemaker. She loved bowling, hunting, reading and working crossword puzzles.