Obituary of Mary Janet Elliott

Mary Janet Elliott, age 79, resident of Ft. Scott, KS, died Tuesday, June 23, 2020, at Via Christi Hospital, Pittsburg, KS.

She was born on July 7, 1940, in Ft. Scott, the daughter of Edward William Ogle and Cleda Medrienne Davis Ogle.

She married Charles E. Elliott, Sr. on January 7, 1957, in Ft. Scott. He preceded her in death on December 30, 1994.

Mary provided daycare for children for over 40 years. She enjoyed crocheting and working in the yard. She loved spending time with her grandchildren. She attended the First Southern Baptist Church.

Survivors include 2 sons, Charles Elliott, Jr., Ft. Scott and William Elliott and wife Sue, Henderson, TN; a daughter, Marlean Roberts, Ft. Scott; 2 brothers, Edward Ogle, Jr., Topeka, KS, and Dale Ogle, Ft. Scott; 4 sisters, Carol Ayers, Ft. Scott, Roberta Wilson, Chanute, KS, Kathy Ogle, Ft. Scott, and Brenda Ogle, Ft. Scott; 7 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by a daughter-in-law, Kenna Elliott; a son-in-law, Weldon Roberts; and her parents.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM Friday, June 26th, at the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main.

Burial will follow in the Memory Gardens Cemetery. Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at

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