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Obituary for Thelma “Maw” Elliott

Obituary for Thelma “Maw” Elliott
  • PublishedJanuary 14, 2023

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Funeral service for Thelma “Maw” Elliott, age 90, of Como, will be held at 11:00a.m. Sunday, January 15, 2023 at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Chapel with Bro. Gary Hampton officiating. Interment will follow at Black Oak Cemetery with Landon Lambrich, Denver Tinney, Dawson Tinney, Kobie Wright, Jesse Spence, Logan Williams, Hunter Williams, Austin Stephens, Blake Embrey, and James Elliott serving as pallbearers. Visitation will be held from 6:00-8:00p.m. Saturday, January 14, 2023 at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home. Mrs. Elliott went to be with her Lord and Savior Friday afternoon, January 13, 2023 surrounded by her family.


Thelma Elliott was born January 21, 1932 in Fulton, AR to George Moody and Polly (Willett) Moody. She married Thurman Elliott in Rockwall, TX on January 12, 1948. During her working career, she was a seamstress and a dairy farmer. She was a member of Winnsboro House of Praise.


Mrs. Elliott is survived by her daughters, Becky Embrey and husband, B.J., of Pickton, Debbie Attaway and husband, Larry, of Pickton, Sandy Elliott of Sulphur Springs, Cynthia Jackson and husband, Noel, of Carthage; fourteen grandchildren; twenty-eight great-grandchildren; twelve great-great-grandchildren; and sister, Lottie Foster of Cartwright.


She was preceded in death by her husband, Thurman; son, Jerry Elliott; mother, Polly Moody; four sisters; and one brother.


Arrangements under the direction of Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home.


The online register can be signed at

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