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Oklahoman Archives
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma
December 22, 2011, p 17

Daniel Horrice Elliott
July 6, 1922 - December 15, 2011
OKLAHOMA CITY

Daniel Horrice Elliott, 89, passed away Dec. 15, 2011. Funeral Services will be Friday, December 23, 2011 at 11:00 AM at the Episcopal Church of The Redeemer, 2100 N. Martin Luther King St., OKC, OK 73111. Mr. Elliott will lie in state at the Episcopal Church of the Redeemer, Thursday, December 22, 2011, from 10:00 AM until 6:00 PM, friends and family may pay respect. The Masonic Memorial Services will follow at 7:00 PM, Thursday, December 22, 2011 at the Episcopal Church of The Redeemer.

Interment will be The Rose Hill Cemetery, OKC, OK. In lieu of flowers, please forward all contributions to The Episcopal Church of The Redeemer. Services will be under the direction of Pollard Funeral Homes, Inc., 2626 N. Post Road, OKC, OK 73141.

Daniel Horrice Elliott, was born July 6, 1922, to Lucy and Harvey Elliott in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. He was the fifth of seven children. He attended Harrisburg Public Schools and while in the eighth grade, he met his future wife, Flossie Estelle Lane. They were married on March 31, 1945, and to this union four children were born, Nancy, Barbara, Cheryl and David. On December 15, 2011, at 10:30 am, he departed this life after a brief illness, surrounded by his family.

He is preceded in death by his beloved wife of 54 years, Flossie Estelle Elliott, his parents and all his siblings.

Before graduating high school, he was drafted to serve in WWII; serving in the United States Army from February 1943 to February 1946. His career as a Pneudraulic Systems Mechanic began during World War II. After completing his commitment to the United States Army, he returned to Harrisburg, working various jobs.

On March 8, 1958, Daniel and his two daughters Nancy and Barbara were confirmed at St. Stephens Episcopal Church, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

His civil service career began in 1951 at Olmstead Air Force Base, Middletown, Pennsylvania; after the closing of Olmstead Air Force Base in 1966, he transferred to Tinker Air Force Base, in Midwest City, Oklahoma until retiring in 1982.

In 1966, Daniel Elliott and family transferred their membership to the Episcopal Church of the Redeemer. The Elliott Family hit the ground running. Daniel served on the Vestry and as Senior Warden in 1973; served as a custodian and was grooming the Redeemer flower bed, until recently. He was a member of Episcopal Church Men and the Menís Gospel Choir. He designed and built the church sign that sits in front of the church; designed, built and installed the Hombre which contains the sacraments on the Altar; built Hymnal Board on Gospel side to match the existing Hymnal Board on the Epistle side, built the wheel supports for the Altar Gate, and the Stations of the Cross from the old church and placed them in the new facility when it was built in 1988.

Daniel was a member of F & AM Advanced Lodge # 17 and the 33 degree Mason of the Prince Hall Family; volunteered in his community as a Block Captain and cleaned the Dolphin Wharton Park on NE 63rd Street. He also served as Ward 2 Parks Commissioner from 1995 to 1999.

In May of 2002, he returned to Harrisburg, Pennsylvania to receive his high school diploma, which was given to nineteen World War II Veterans. Daniel loved his family, church, trains and park.

Mr. Elliott leaves to cherish his memory, wife: Rosamond; daughters: Nancy Blackshire, Barbara Jones, Cheryl Booth; son: David; grandchildren: Jeffery Jones, Jason Jones, Tracey Booth and Anthony Booth; great-grandchildren: Kellian and Christopher Jones, Danielle Booth; sister-in-laws: Minnie Redcross and Geraldine Brown: niece Miriam Jones; a host of other loving family members and friends.



Oklahoman Archives
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma
October 3, 1999, p 12

Death Notice:
ELLIOTT , Flossie Estelle, 72, died Wednesday. Services 11 a.m. Tuesday, Episcopal Church of the Redeemer (Pollard).

 

 

 

 

 

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