Obituary Donated by Joyce Collins

The Barbourville Mountain Advocate - Thursday, March 29, 2007

Cammie Michael ELLIOTT

Cammie Michael Elliott, 50, of Russell Springs, Ky. passed away Wednesday, March 21, 2007 at the Russell County Hospital of complications from cancer. Born March 5, 1957 in Bell county, Ky., Michael was the son of Mary Ellen Lefevers Elliott and the late Cammie Elliott. A native of Barbourville, Ky., he inherited a passion for the lumber business from his father and his uncle Paul A. Elliott. Michael and his family took pride in building and managing Elliott Lumber Company. A veteran of the United States Air Force, he was an honorary life member of the Barbourville Fire Department, contributing many years of both active and retired service. Michael also dedicated countless hours of service to his beloved church and church family. He was a former member of the Knox County Jaycees where he donated much time toward special projects such as the Special Olympics for needy children. Michael devoted several years of his life assisting in The "I Believe in Santa Claus" organization in Barbourville. He was a compassionate and devoted husband, daddy, and uncle. He was preceded in death by his father, Cammie Elliott, father-in-law, Bob Spivey, and a special aunt and uncle, Bonnie and Paul Elliott. Michael is survived by his wife Patsy Spivey Elliott; one daughter, Miranda Mikel Elliott; his mother, Mary Helen Lefevers Elliott of Barbourville; mother-in-law, Audrey Spivey of Russell Springs; two sisters, Gale Elliott and Mary West Larry of Barbourville; three nieces, Regina Michelle Haugen of Russell Springs, Bridgette Elliott and Brooke Cox of Barbourville and one nephew, Brandon West, also of Barbourville; one great niece survives, Cammie Beth Cox of Barbourville. Michael is also survived by a special friend, Black Dog. Funeral services were held Sunday, March 25, 2007 at United Methodist Church in Russell Springs, Ky. with Bro. Bodie Emerson and Charles Shepherd officiating. Pallbearers were Scott Mullis, Tommy Helm, David Johnson, Scott Smith, Tim Throckmorton, Jim Tye and Doug Dozier. Honorary pallbearers were members of the Mt. Pleasant Methodist Church, members of the Barbourville Fire Department, James C. Elliott, Jamie Elliott, Tim Elliott and Paul C. Elliott, Roberto Bonefront, Daniel Motta, friends at Johnson's Service Station and Sano Store, as well as other friends and family too numerous to mention. Full military honors were performed and interment was in the church cemetery. Arrangements were handled by Wilson Funeral Home in Russell Springs, Ky. The family would to extend special thanks to the blessed friends who have shown their love and support both before and after Michael's passing.


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