Mavis Elliott, 88, of Huxley

Mavis Elliott, 88, of Huxley, Texas, passed away on January 17, 2018 in Shreveport, Louisiana. She was born on January 30, 1929 in Shelby County to L.D. “Huey” Risinger and Ruth Armstreet Risinger. Funeral services for Mavis will be at 2:00 PM on Saturday, January 20, 2018 at Mangum Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Kevin Windham, Bro. Bobby Warr, and Lynn Raymond officiating. Interment will follow at Pleasant Hill Cemetery. A visitation will be from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Friday, January 19, 2018 in the Mangum Funeral Home Stateroom.


Mavis grew up in the Dunnigan Community. She worked as a poultry inspector for USDA, but spent her most valuable hours loving and caring for her family. Mavis loved to quilt and crochet whenever she was able. She was a member of Pleasant Hill Missionary Baptist Church.


Mavis is survived by her son, Willis “Puncho” Elliott and wife, Becky of Huxley; grandchild, Michael Pate Elliott of Huxley; sister, Mary Barker of Dallas; sisters-in-law, Louise Risinger of Mauriceville and Willie B. Elliott of Shelbyville; brother-in-law-, Paul Bando of West Orange; special caregivers, Lacy Sholar and Lucille Smith; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.


She is preceded in death by her husband, Willis Harlon “Pate” Elliott; her parents, L.D. “Huey” and Ruth Risinger; sisters, Macy Perry and Wanda Bando; brother, Bacil Risinger, Sr.; brothers-in-law, Douglas Perry, Marvin Barker, Bowser Hendricks, and Herbert Elliott; and sister-in-law, Connie Hendricks.


Pallbearers are Craig Hendricks, Ron Hendricks, Seth Hendricks, Hunter Hendricks, Jon Jones and Jared Jones.


Honorary pallbearers are Prentice Hendricks, Verbon Hendricks, Craig Jones, Aubrey Gene Elliott, Luke Hendricks, Sawyer Hendricks, Bacil Risinger, Jr., Matt Risinger and Ronnie Youngblood.


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