Delores Adeline Elliott, 77, of Monroe City, passed away Monday, January 27, at the Olathe Medical Center, Olathe, Kansas. 

She was born November 15, 1942 near Hunnewell, the daughter of Raymond and Margaret Harp Brooks.

Delores was a member of St. Stephens Catholic Church, Indian Creek.  She was a graduate of North Shelby High School, Shelbyville.  She worked as a CNA for several area adult care centers.  She enjoyed quilting, being outside around water in the summer time, traveling and most of all around her family.  She was a member of the “Dish Mop Dollies” (a ladies singing group in Hunnewell).

She married Patrick Arlin Elliott June 11, 1960 and he preceded her in death July 19, 2009.

Survivors include three sons Allen Elliott of Stoutsville, Missouri; Mark Elliott (Shelly) of O’Fallon, and Derek Elliott, O’Fallon.  Two daughters Cindy Miller, Philadelphia and Theresa Couter (Herb) of Wellsville, Kansas.  One brother Everett Brooks (Ginger) of New London.  She is also survived by 12 grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren, 2 great great grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, infant twin grandchildren, brothers George, Jim, Johnny Brooks, Theodore, Arthur, Norton Darner and one sister Dorothy Beaver.

Mass of Christian Burial was held at 11 a.m. Saturday, February 1, at the St. Stephens Catholic Church, Indian Creek, Fr. Greg Oligschlaeger was the officiate.  Graveside services was held at the St. Stephens Cemetery.  Visitation was held 10 a.m. Saturday until time of services at the St. Stephens Church.  Pallbearers will be Corey Miller, Chris Miller, Lance Harn, Levi Harn, Seth Elliott and Mike Axton.  Memorials have been suggested to the Cardinal Glennon Childrens Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri.  Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Garner Funeral Home & Chapel, Monroe City, Missouri.  Online condolences can be made at

Sign A Guestbook

Offer a personal message of sympathy...

By sharing a fond memory or writing a kind tribute, you will be providing a comforting keepsake to those in mourning. If you have an existing account with this site, you may log in with that below. Otherwise, you can create an account by clicking on the Log in button below, and then register to create your account.