Marie Blazer Elliott

marie elliott

December 6, 1931 ~ August 22, 2021

Born in: Marshall, NC
Resided in: Candler, NC

Marie Blazer Elliott, 89, died on Sunday, August 22, 2021, at Mission Hospital.

A native of Marshall, NC, Marie was the daughter of the late Jake Howard and Viola Ensley Blazer. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Roy Fred Elliott, Sr.; son, Roy Elliott, Jr. and his wife Deborah; grandson, Jonathan Elliott; and great-grandson, Cody Blankenship.

Mrs. Elliott retired from St. Joseph’s Hospital, where she worked as a nurse for many years. She was also a longtime member and organist at Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church.

She is survived by her sons, Larry Elliott (Marie), and Bill Elliott; grandchildren, Kenny Elliott, Lori Dobbins, Travis Elliott, Atley Elliott, Tiffany Blankenship; great-grandchildren, Harlie, Lauren, Brooke, Riley, and Caleb; and brother, Kenneth Blazer.

All are invited to join the family for the graveside service for Mrs. Elliott at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday at Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church Cemetery. Pastor Ricky McCarson will officiate.

Groce Funeral Home on Patton Ave. is assisting the family.


Funeral Home Assisting The Family:

Groce Funeral Home - Patton Ave.
1401 Patton Ave.
Asheville, NC 28806


Graveside Service: August 26, 2021 11:00 am

Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church Cemetery
Mt. Pisgah Church Rd.
Candler, NC 28715

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  1. We are all so sorry to learn of Mrs. Elliott’s passing and are holding the entire Elliott family in our prayers. It is certain she touched many lives during her nursing career and with her music at church.

  2. We are so sorry for your loss…Marie was a great lady she will be missed…The family is in our thoughts and prayers…

  3. We are so sorry for the loss of Marie a good neighbor and kind person. Prayers for the family.

  4. To all the family:
    A sweet lil lady with a soft voice and always a beautiful smile . A lot of memories to cherish forever. Will never forget the time mom and dad was at the lake with Roy and Marie and dad fell in and all he could think of was his billfold lol. Always a good neighbor to my family. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

  5. We were sad to hear of Marie’s passing. We have many good memories of being neighbors with Marie,
    her brother, and their parents on Glady Fork Road in Candler. We will always remember their friendship
    and kindness. Our Condolences to Kenneth, and all of Marie’s family.

    June Nicholson Lowe and Daniel Nicholson

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