Betty Jo Elliott, 83, widow of Mack V. Elliott, Korean War veteran, died surrounded by her loving family Sunday, December 5, 2021. She was born in Westminster, SC on September 2, 1938, the daughter of William and Omie (Burton) Durham. Betty raised her family with love and worked as a textile worker at JP Stevens—Clemson, and then with her husband, went on to own a business (Mac's Grocery) in Seneca. She was a member of Hopewell Baptist Church. A constant inspiration to her family, Mrs. Elliott is remembered for her abiding faith, gentle and caring nature, and her deep love for her family.
Betty is survived by two daughters , Sharon (Tony) Fletcher of Seneca; Marsha (Randy)Tribble of Seneca; five grandchildren, TJ Fletcher, McKenzie Fletcher, Amanda Hensley (Jack), Elliott Tribble (Melissa), and Justin Tribble (Angel); four great grandchildren, Hunter and Connor Tribble, Abby and Cassidy Tribble; one brother, Jerry Durham (Geraldine) of Seneca; 11 nieces Pauline Beatty, Genia Berndt, Holly Bunch, Jane Cobb, Patsy Dietz, Sheliah Durham, Sandi Marcengill, Joanie McMillan, Freda Owens, Deborah Simpson, and Wilma Worley; ten nephews, Tommy Durham, David Durham, Daniel Durham, Jack Durham, Jefferson L. Durham, Ricky Elliott, Roddy Elliott, Gilbert Elliott, Samuel Hudgins, and Hamid Salim.
In addition to her parents and her husband, she was predeceased by siblings, Mary Huey (James), William Durham (Martha), Edward Durham (Grace), Frank Durham (Audrey), Charles Durham, Archie Durham (Betty Lou), Virgil Durham, Annie Hudgins (T.S.), and Bertha Mealor (Kenneth), six nephews, Cliff Durham, Jimmy Ray Durham, Larry Durham, Dr. Jimmy Elliott, Carl Elliott, and Fred Huey and three nieces, Deanna Durham, Nancy Hudgins Salim and Ruth Wilson.
Funeral Services will be graveside 10:00 am Tuesday, December 7 at Oconee Memorial Park.