Funeral services for F. JoAnn Coffman Elliott, 72, Lawrence, KS, will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, February 2, 2012 at Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence, KS. Burial will follow in the Oak Hill Cemetery in Lawrence. Rev. Rod Hinkle will be the officiant. She died on Saturday, January 28, 2012 at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
JoAnn was born on May 7, 1939 in Lawrence, KS, the daughter of Fred W. & Mayme Murphy Coffman.
She was a graduate of Lawrence High School in 1957.
JoAnn was a homemaker. She also was a former bus driver for USD 497 and worked at George’s Hobby Shop.
She was a member of the North Lawrence Christian Church.
She was married to C. Dean Elliott on June 1, 1957 in Lawrence, KS. He survives of the home.
Other survivors include four sons, Rusty D. (wife, Christine) Elliott, of Lawrence, KS, Randy D. Elliott, of Lawrence, KS, Bruce W. (wife, Heidi) Elliott, of Eudora, KS, Brian W. (partner, Jerry) of Overbrook, KS; a sister, Judy Coffman Myer, of Eudora, KS; and five grandchildren, Brandon Elliott, Zachary Elliott, Nicholaus Elliott, Aiden Elliott, and Avery Elliott.
The family will greet friends from 5:30 – 7 p.m. Wednesday at the mortuary.
The family suggests memorials in her name to the North Lawrence Christian Church or to the American Diabetes Association and may be sent in care of the mortuary.