Franklin Wilbert Elliott, age 74, of Scott City, passed away Wednesday, December 23, 2015 at his residence.

He was born September 12, 1941, in Kennett, Missouri, son of Benjamin Wilbert and Viola Mae Harsh Elliott.  He and LaVonna Ann Swim were married January 1, 1979 in Murphy, Missouri.

Franklin was a member of the First Assembly of God Church in Scott City.  He worked for the Busch’s Toy Train System, delivering beer within the Anheuser Busch compound, for 17 years.  He was a Ham Radio operator most of his life.

In addition to his wife, LaVonna, survivors include; five children, Steven Gunnels, Jessica Hughes, James Gunnels, Melissa Conner, and Frankie Elliott; nine grandchildren, Phynex, Joshua, Michael, Eidon, and Cameron Gunnels, Corey and Chase Hughes, and Rickie and D.J. Conner; a brother, David Elliott; and a sister, Imogene Wold.

He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers, Harvey, Herman, and Paul Elliott, two sisters, Mary Evans, Betty Dinkle, two infant sisters, Anna Bell and Margaret Elliott.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Arrangements by McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson.

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