Mary Janet Elliott

Tuesday, June 23, 2020
Mary Janet Elliott

Mary Janet Elliott, age 79, resident of Fort Scott, died Tuesday, June 23, 2020, at Via Christi Hospital, Pittsburg.

She was born July 7, 1940 in Fort Scott, the daughter of Edward William Ogle and Cleda Medrienne Davis Ogle. She married Charles E. Elliott, Sr., on Jan. 7, 1957, in Fort Scott. He preceded her in death on Dec. 30, 1994.

Mary provided day care for children for over 40 years. She enjoyed crocheting and working in the yard. She loved spending time with her grandchildren. She attended the First Southern Baptist Church.

Survivors include two sons, Charles Elliott, Jr., Fort Scott and William Elliott and wife Sue, Henderson, Tenn.; a daughter, Marlean Roberts, Fort Scott; two brothers, Edward Ogle, Jr., Topeka, and Dale Ogle, Fort Scott; four sisters, Carol Ayers, Fort Scott, Roberta Wilson, Chanute, Kathy Ogle, Fort Scott, and Brenda Ogle, Fort Scott; seven grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by a daughter-in-law, Kenna Elliott; a son-in-law, Weldon Roberts; and her parents.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, June 26 at the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main St. Burial will follow in the Memory Gardens Cemetery. Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at